I have since spent 5 fulfilling years at Shell Singapore’s manufacturing site. The enriching personal development I have received so far is one of the key reasons why I feel motivated at work. Let me share more about how I remain excited to be a part of this dynamic organisation.

Shell strongly believes in developing its employees to their fullest potential. Within a span of 5 years, I have had multiple opportunities to travel to numerous countries for training, workshops and conferences. I have also visited other manufacturing sites and gained a broader perspective on how Shell operates across different countries and cultures.

Through these exchanges around the world, I picked up best practices and shared my learnings with my team mates in Singapore. Attending conferences and workshops also allowed me to expand my network and learn from like-minded colleagues. I am very thankful that Shell’s extensive, multi-national footprint has given me numerous, continued opportunities to broaden my horizons.

Not only am I given development opportunities and exposure at a global level, I am also constantly challenged to maximise my potential to the fullest at my workplace. In my various assignments, I am fortunate to have line managers who believe in me and continuously provide me with new challenges and real responsibilities.

Despite my relative lack of experience, I was recently entrusted to lead a large-scale catalyst change out where I was given the space and freedom to manage multiple project workstreams. That said, my experienced colleagues were always there to provide guidance whenever I needed support, and that is something I am deeply grateful for.

On top of development opportunities, I have also developed true friendships with colleagues. We have a very tight-knit culture, and the workplace is just like a second home to me. This is where we celebrate happy moments together and provide support to each other through difficult times. We also spend a substantial amount of time outside work together – be it for food, exercise or even overseas travel!

Shell provides an encouraging and supportive environment for my career growth. As an employee, I am empowered to make positive changes at the workplace. I am given ample opportunities to develop globally across multiple challenging tasks. Here, I get to work, interact with, and learn from the best minds in the industry. The support and friendship that I receive from my colleagues both in and out of work makes Shell a great place to work. It has been a fulfilling 5 years so far and I can’t wait for many more to come!

Disclaimer: Views expressed are of the individuals featured and are not representative of the views of the Shell group of companies and their affiliates.

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