Looking out for resilience in job seekers

Lynn Hong, who holds a private university degree, is the HR director of McDonald's Singapore.
Lynn Hong, who holds a private university degree, is the HR director of McDonald's Singapore. ST PHOTO: LEE JIA WEN

In her younger days, Ms Lynn Hong did not do well in her studies. She often failed subjects and ended up among the last in class.

She began to take her studies seriously only in secondary school. The former Normal (Academic) student worked hard to get into polytechnic on a scholarship.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 15, 2018, with the headline 'Looking out for resilience in job seekers'. Print Edition | Subscribe