“I used to be a Developer in Philippines and when I came to Singapore, I found that there was not much demand for the skills I had and that was when I found out about Industry Connect’s Job Ready Programme”

At times, we tend to acquire a skill set that might not be in demand in another country or a particular phase.

In those moments, we need to ask ourselves if we are going to be adamant or adaptable.

Linda chose to be adaptable. Let’s take a look into her journey with Industry Connect.

We can help you use your previous skill sets to your advantage in our programmes

How did you get into Business Intelligence/Data Analyst and end up securing a job as a full-time Data Analyst?

I worked as a Developer in the Philippines and before coming to Singapore, I realized that there was not much of market demand for my skill set hence I started to do my research and that was when I came across Industry Connect’s Business Intelligence Data Analyst Job Ready Programme.

I then found out that some of my previous skill set that I had gained all through my previous experiences will help me pursue and excel in this programme even further.

On top of all the technical aspects that they teach such as Power BI, MSSQL, SSRS, DAX, they also provide soft skills training to develop us holistically.

I found the remote internship to be really helpful as being a Mom, it allowed me to have the flexibility I needed to cope with the programme.

How do you think Industry Connect got you to secure the position you have now?

I had learned many new tools to use for reporting and put all of the experience gained in my CV. That is what I believe, got my noticed by the employers. The Technologies I learned matched that of the job requirements.

Do you have any advice or recommendations for anyone wanting to get into the Business Intelligence/Data Analyst industry?

Yes I do. For people like me changing careers, always remember to upskill and seek all the help you can.

I will definitely recommend people to join Industry Connect as they provide support even after you land a job.


Listen to Linda’s story

Find out how Industry Connect can help you transition into a new IT career seamlessly!

What is Industry Connect?

Industry Connect is an IT/Software Career Launchpad that has everything you need to kick-start your IT/software career in AU, NZ, UK, IE, SG, HK, IN, ID, VN & PH.

Industry Connect's Ecosystem

We have been helping career changers, recent IT graduates and people with career gap to start their IT/software careers.

Over the years, we have helped hundreds kick-start an IT/software career. (Verifiable evidences are available on this website)


We are an innovative software training school backed by global/local software companies. Our ecosystem is an incubation process that supports our participants until they launch a tech career.


Our Job-Ready training programmes focus on,
  • Software Development
  • Business Intelligence (or Data Analyst)
  • Test Analyst

  • Six Weeks Training Classes (Practical Tech Skills)
  • Three Months (or more) Structured Internship on Large Commercial-Scale Projects (Learning enhanced, flexible Hours)
  • Employer Network (job analysis and internal referral if goals are met)

You can join us via Zoom (live face-to-face meeting) remotely from anywhere and "download" the valuable knowledge & experiences from our tech experts across different tech centres.

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