WHO WE ARE
Advisory is a nonprofit dedicated to empowering young Singaporeans to make informed career and further educational choices. By breaking down the barriers to access that young people face in finding out about their fields of interest, Advisory hopes to create a level playing field and support youth to pursue their passions. Advisory is funded by the National Youth Fund and supported by major organisations like the National Youth Council and the National Young Trades Union Congress. Advisory’s work has been featured by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, as well as prominent institutions like Channel NewsAsia, The British Broadcasting Corporation, The Straits Times, Youth.SG, Lianhe Zaobao, The London School of Economics and Political Science, and the Queen’s Young Leaders Programme.
A world where youth are empowered to make informed decisions about their futures.
To be the bridge that allows students to have a personal and in-depth understanding of industries and jobs available, by connecting them with the working world through interviews on Advisory’s online platform and communicating upcoming opportunities.
TYPES OF STORIES
Interviews with entry- to mid-level working professionals, published in Q&A form. Comprises a short introduction to the interviewee and interview transcript. Each interviewee will select the 5 most important qualities needed for the job (as per the 42 Harvard Competencies). These will serve as the bread and butter of Advisory’s content.
Articles communicating industry concepts and jargon to students in easily-accessible writing — explaining terms (i.e. bitcoin, blockchain), discussions on the future of various industries, and discussions on the world economy. Writers include both Correspondents (through interviews with professionals/research) and professionals themselves.
Narrative, in-depth accounts of interactions with mid- to upper-level working professionals. Discussions about values, work-life balance, advice for youths, and other concepts to personalize interviewees and provide youth with role models.