CAREERS: Boosting the Singaporean core

Career switch helped manager, 56, move forward after retrenchment

Mr Tim Tan found a job at 3D Metalforge as an operations manager.
Mr Tim Tan found a job at 3D Metalforge as an operations manager.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

For more than 27 years, Mr Tim Tan worked at an oil and gas multinational corporation, rising to the position of production and planning manager. Just over a year ago, the 56-year-old was retrenched following the firm's restructuring.

His worry about getting another job at his age mounted as job applications he sent out, one after another, were rejected.

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