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In the seventh episode, we present wow story of Entrepreneur Sher-li Torrey
Founder of Mums@Work (Singapore) (Since 2010)
Co-Founder of Career Navigators Singapore (Since 2016)
Sher-li Torrey is the founder & director of Mums@Work (Singapore), which was started in 2010. Trained in various personality profiling tools, she has more than 20 years of corporate experience. Formerly heading the postgraduate team at the Office of Career Services at the Singapore Management University (SMU), she has held various roles in different industries.
In 2010, following the birth of her daughter, Sher-li started Mums@Work (Singapore) – a social enterprise that supports women. A point of information source for flexi-time work or Mumpreneur business-owners, Mums@Work has more than 43,000 members (end of 2019). Mums@Work partners employers to implement a new way of work by holding various training workshops and career events. Previous clients include Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Standard Chartered, Ernst & Young, Mastercard, Google, JP Morgan, Microsoft, Mercer, IBM, OCBC Bank, Shell, Hilti and many others. Mums@Work also holds annual career fairs for women (for flexible-work positions and for back-to-work female talents) in Singapore.
In addition to her businesses, Sher-li conducts “Training of Career Coaches” for Ngee Ann Polytechnic – where she trains lecturers about career services for tertiary educators. She has also conducted a series of workshop for ECG Career Coaches of schools for the Ministry of Education. She runs adhoc career workshops for National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD). Her areas of focus are: MBTI in the workplace, Resume writing, Interview Skills, Networking, Cross-cultural Training in the Workplace, Assessment Centre preparation and Career-transitioning Job Search processes. She is an external career coach for Singapore Management University (SMU) Post-graduate Coaching Panel – offering one-on-one career coaching to the Master degree students via the Office of Career Services.
Bizbytes from Sher-li ‘s sharing-
- Always find someone who can tell this is not you are good at, it’s OK!
- Have the ability to let things go and don’t put all energy on results only
- Women entrepreneurs must not shy away and promote their business
- Set goals and believe in it to achieve it
Connect with Sher-li at https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherlitorrey