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6 ways to keep yourself relevant in today's competitive workforce

With the ever-changing needs and constraints of the workplace, it is important to equip yourself with skills to remain relevant in Singapore’s competitive workforce. Fret not! Residing at Sims Urban Oasis will give you convenient access to a plethora of self-improvement courses and facilities aimed at increasing one’s productivity. Check out this list and be on your way to a better you!

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Learn about the intricacies of coffee @ Common Man Coffee Roasters
(15 minutes’ drive away)

Coffee has been scientifically proven to be linked to productivity. It increases one’s attention span and gets creative juices flowing. If you are the sort that appreciates a good cup of coffee to fuel your long day at work, Common Man Coffee Roasters will be your coffee haven. Besides being a coffee cafe which delivers delicious high quality coffee to offices, Common Man Coffee Roasters offers coffee brewing classes open to the public. From latte art techniques to skills for the home barista and coffee knowledge, you will be able to find a class that appeals to your interest. Classes are held on weekdays; so why not take a short break from work and pursue your coffee passion instead! Better yet, head down with your colleagues for a team bonding session over coffee lessons!

22 Martin Road, #01-00, Singapore 239058
Monday to Sunday: 8am to 7pm
Tel: 6836 4695


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Pursue your career progression @ Lifelong Learning Institute
(6 minutes’ drive away)

Seeking career progression but don’t know where to start? Lifelong Learning Institute is a one-stop destination with in-demand skills training courses, professional upgrading programmes and a vibrant adult-learning campus. Being one of the two Continuing Education and Training campuses (CET) by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), the institute supports your pursuit of knowledge alongside competent training partners. Early childhood educators can take up courses in leadership management, regular white-collar workers can improve in data analytics while aspiring chefs can learn the art of baking and importance of service excellence. Head down and explore new career possibilities now!

11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408601
Monday to Friday: 9am to 6pm
Tel: 6883 5885


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Embrace Technology @ Early Coders Academy (15 minutes’ drive away)

Based on the release of Budget 2017, many predict that employees who have the information and communication technology know-how to work in newly-digitised companies will be in demand. Hence, it is important to adapt to these new digital business processes and familiarise with the fundamentals of these principles. At Early Coders, students learn how to build applications in JavaScript while learning core computational thinking concepts. With your newfound programming ability, you can help create great looking and functional applications of industry standards. Gain your competitive advantage over your fellow colleagues now!

41 Newton Rd, Singapore 307968
Tel: 9721 7472

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Pick up a third language @ Lingo School of Knowledge
(10 minutes’ drive away)

Internationalisation is often necessary for local businesses to reach their fullest potential. The government has recently announced that it will be doing more to help businesses scale up and enter overseas markets. Hence, knowing a foreign language would mean added value towards yourself and your potential employers. At Lingo School of Knowledge, you will be able to choose the perfect language course, be it Chinese, Malay or Spanish for your career enhancement. Head down and pick up a third language now!

87 Beach Road, Chye Sing Building #03-01,
(opposite Shaw Tower) Singapore 189695
Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 9:30pm.
Tel: 6690 4031

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Co-working space for parents and kids @ Trehaus Co-Work
(18 minutes’ drive away)

Parents who have had to get work done and yet watch over their kids simultaneously will know how challenging it can get managing both tasks. As Singapore’s first co-working space, Trehaus allows you to complete that piece of work or convene that important meeting while having a peace of mind that your child is in good hands. The friendly facilitators at Trehaus will even keep your young one meaningfully occupied with their range of carefully designed Kids Atelier programs! Under the same roof, parents can enjoy a conducive work space in ‘adult only zones’ and full access to meeting rooms. With Trehaus, you can be present for your child’s developmental years while building your career!

442 Orchard Road, Claymore Connect #03-01, Singapore 238879
Monday - Friday, 9am to 6pm. (Closed on Public Holidays)
Tel: 9843 8077

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Meeting pods in Sims Urban Oasis

Feeling overwhelmed by tasks on hand but can’t seem to concentrate? Thinking of a place to facilitate private meetings without being disturbed? Sims Urban Oasis provides residents that are working from home with a conducive space to meet these needs. Meeting pods that are free from unwanted noise are the perfect place to accommodate small meetings and hold interesting brainstorming sessions. The noise controlled area also allows you to immerse yourself in your daily workload and get your thinking cap on. Step outside and head downstairs to enjoy the peace and quiet you need for your concentration!

Situated just a stone’s throw away from learning facilities and working hubs, Sims Urban Oasis is the ideal residence for working adults looking to increase their competitive edge without travelling far. Don’t forget to leverage on the child minding services too and in that way, precious moments with loved ones won’t be compromised while you advance your career!

Call 6225 9000 or visit www.simsurbanoasis.com.sg for more information.

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