Alka Chandiramani

Careers Columnist


Alka is a multi-lingual human resources practitioner with over 25+ years of HR & legal experience. She provides neuro-leadership, intercultural training & executive career coaching to Individuals, high school and university students in Singapore & around the region. She has also successfully coached clients in transition during their expatriate assignment.  

In Singapore, she currently provides advisory services to the Career Resource Centre for Excellence (CRCE), a program run by the American Association of Singapore, with continuous support in their career-related programs. She was the CRCE Manager from 2008-2017, where she delivered career coaching workshops to US Navy, US Embassy, other Chambers of Commerce & a diverse expatriate population from over 40+ nations.

She is also a consultant with a number of international organizations; career coach with Career Navigators & Mums@work Singapore. Originating from Hong Kong, she speaks fluent Cantonese and worked with multinational companies, legal firms & schools in Hong Kong.



Alka's Articles

Is It All About Perspectives?

Is understanding another person’s perspective essential for effective, cross-cultural communication? When a way of thinking about something is similar to ours, we feel rewarded... read more


What Is Your Comfort Zone?

Change is inevitable, it is constant. When we encounter any form of change, our emotions move across the spectrum without much effort. The neurotransmitters in our brains activate at a much higher rate... read more