Eunice leads Service Management at the Regional Technology APAC team, which provides technology support to our employees in Asia and Australia. One of the key projects which she led recently was the IT infrastructure set up and fit out project for the new GIC Sydney office.
Outside of work, Eunice is passionate about coaching and personal development, and aspires to become a certified life and executive coach in the future.
Why did you decide to join GIC?
I wanted to transition to an internal IT environment for more stability after working as an IT consultant for the first 8 years of my career. My friend from the GIC Technology Group (TG) at the time recommended that I join GIC. I chose to join GIC as it has clear career progression, competitive salary with benefits, and a good working culture that promotes work-life balance.
What does your typical workday look like?
My morning starts off with preparing and dropping my girl off at the childcare center. As a first-time mother, I am grateful for the hybrid work arrangement at GIC which allows me to spend more time with my girl in the morning on days where I am working from home. The rest of my mornings are usually spent in meetings with my TG colleagues or users, with some email clearing in between.
On days where I am working in office, I will make it a point to schedule lunch appointments with various colleagues to catch up with them. My afternoons are usually like my mornings, with a mix of meetings and email clearing.
What do you like most about working here?
I enjoy being able to collaborate with people from the various TG teams, as well as users from other departments, and overseas offices within GIC. I’m also aware that GIC places a premium on gender diversity in management. As a female in the Technology Group, I am optimistic about my career prospects.
How would you describe the learning & development culture at GIC?
It is evident that GIC places focus on learning & development through the annual training budget it allocates to all employees in the firm. GIC School’s Clifton strength training is beneficial to my personal development. It helps me understand my top strengths, which I will be able to use throughout my career.
At the department level, I find the TG mentorship programme very useful as my mentor was someone whom I look up to as my role model and she was very open and transparent in sharing her personal experiences with me.
What you should know before joining GIC
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