Let us help you make your job search effort count


At home, you play important roles as mothers, wives, daughters and more. At work, you can take on important roles too.


Thinking about re-joining the workforce? There are many exciting career opportunities for women.


Here are some programmes and services that can guide you through the process and help you gain the skills and confidence you need to re-enter the workforce.

1. Start by learning


The job search process now may be quite different from what you are familiar with. Learn about the latest job search techniques, hiring trends and recruitment process, and check out what skills are needed in today’s workplace.

Here are some useful information to get you started on the job search process:

Resume and Interview starter pack



Career GRIT

Use Career GRIT to navigate and discover the right career resources and services:

  • Job Opportunities: Explore career opportunities and connect with hiring employers through physical and virtual career events, interview opportunities and more.
  • Seminars and Workshops: Learn to search for a job effectively such as resume writing and interview techniques.
  • Learning On The Go: Access job search and career tips anytime, anywhere.
  • Career Advisory: Speak to our careers team for career guidance and discover possible options.

 

Explore now

Workipedia by MyCareersFuture

Explore the remarkable career comebacks of women on Workipedia by MyCareersFuture. Uncover their wisdom, gain insights, and equip yourself with indispensable career tips. Start your own journey with these compelling stories:

 

 

Read more here


2. Receive career advice and guidance

Not sure how to start or if your skills are still relevant? Visit any of the locations below for advice and recommendations on programmes and services to help you gain clarity and meet your employment needs.


WSG’s Careers Connect, Career Matching Providers & NTUC’s e2i Centres Partner with our careers team. They provide personalised job search tips and will guide you in rediscovering your career values, interests, personality and skills, bringing you closer to your next job.

Visit us today!
Careers Connect On-the-Go (CCOTG)
Keep a look out for our mobile career advisory service – CCOTG. You can speak to a Career Ambassador and attend job interviews all in the comfort of your neighbourhood.

Find out if they are coming to a place near you!
CareersFinder by MyCareersFuture

Chart your path to a successful career with CareersFinder, a new feature on MyCareersFuture that empowers you to discover personalised upskilling and career recommendations by analysing your unique profile.

 

Try it now!

Polaris

Polaris is a personalised programme designed for employed individuals who are looking to elevate their career through Career Planning. This personalised programme comprises three coaching sessions with a certified career coach. The career coach will support you in shaping a robust Career Development Plan, tailored exclusively to fuel your professional growth, harmonising your strengths, values and aspirations.

 

Discover more

WSG Volunteer Career Advisors (vCA)

We also have a group of industry professionals who provide peer support and occupational advice in the following industries:

  • Accountancy
  • Electronics
  • Healthcare
  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Retail
  • Sustainability
  • And more.

 

Connect with a vCA here

Can’t get away?

We got you covered. Connect with us online!
Video Advisory
Speak one-to-one on a video call with our Career Officer
Weekdays 11am – 6pm, excluding Public Holidays


3. Sharpen your skills

Wonder if your skills are getting rusty, especially after a career break? Here are some work attachment opportunities and upskilling courses to “un-rust” your skills or, pick up something new so that you can widen your job opportunities.

 

Career Trial  Take on a short-term trial to assess whether the job is suitable before considering formal employment. You will be receiving training allowance during the trial. Part-time job opportunities are also available for women who need flexible work arrangements to balance work and family commitments.

Click here to check eligibility.


Career Conversion Programmes (CCP)
Interested in switching careers? Discover new occupations or sectors that have good prospects and opportunities for progression, we offer close to 100 CCPs in about 30 sectors.

Click here to check eligibility.

Apply for available CCPs here.


Mid-Career Pathways Programme
If you are aged 40 and above, consider taking up an industry-relevant attachment programme lasting from four to six months with approved host organisations. Gain industry-relevant experience, develop new skills and boost your employability. Look forward to a full-time role with the host organisation if your performance is assessed to be satisfactory during the attachment.

Click here to check eligibility.


SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP)
For mid-career individuals to acquire industry-relevant skills that improve employability and help you move into new sectors or job roles. Choose from a variety of part-time or full-time training courses, that ranges from three to 12 months.

Learn more here.


SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
You can receive up to 90% course fee subsidies for SSG-supported courses. Eligible for Singaporeans aged 40 and above.

Click here to check eligibility.


MySkillsFuture portal
Find SSG-supported courses to upskill and stay relevant in the workforce.

Start exploring.


Skills and Training Advisory Services
Speak with Skills Ambassadors in a one-to-one consultation on the skills and training needs to achieve your career goals.

Read more here.


SkillsFuture Credit
Offset your course fees with up to $1,500 SkillsFuture Credit*

*Inclusive of opening and one-off top-up credit of $500 each, and Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) of $500 given to Singapore Citizens aged 40 to 60 (both ages inclusive) as at 31 December 2020.

Learn more here.


4. More jobs and attachment opportunities


Visit the following to view available jobs and attachment opportunities by employers who are hiring now!


MyCareersFuture PortalAdd your skills and work experience into your profile and search for jobs in a smarter, faster and easier way. You can also find jobs or attachment opportunities where government support is provided.

Apply for jobs here.
Career Fairs and Events
Dress sharp and come prepared with your resume so that you can join an interview with employers who may be available either onsite or through video conferencing.

Check out our upcoming events.
Virtual Career Fairs
Our virtual career fairs are thematic in nature, and you can view the list of companies and opportunities available. Apply for the jobs you are interested in, all in the comfort of your home, at your convenience.

Attend upcoming virtual fairs.

 

Other resources and support organisations


For a comprehensive list of government support services, visit  supportgowhere.life.gov.sg.

You can also download the  LifeSG app to access all government services on your mobile phone.

List of organisations supporting women:


About herCareer Initiative

 

herCareer Initiative aims to support Singaporean women who are planning to return to the workforce to access available jobs, transit into new industries and job roles, and build up job-relevant skillsets.