Pam Chicandard-Tan | Coach Profile | Collective Change Institute

Pam Chicandard-Tan | Coach Profile | Collective Change Institute

Associate Certified Coach (ACC, ICF) Co-Founder, Uni Global Access Pte. Ltd. Associate Coach, Collective Change Institute
Pam J Tan-Smith

Pam Chicandard – Tan

– Experienced Recruiter for 15 years
– Compassionate and multi-culturally aware and sensitive
– Passionate Cook and Host


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Professional Background

  • Pam is a Career Mentor to job seekers who have recently lost their jobs and/or are seeking career transition. She helps her clients to the “what” and “how” to achieve their desired job search outcome. Her experience spans across 15 years as a Recruiter interviewing thousands of candidates. The first 10 years was as an agency Legal and Compliance Headhunter and the last 5 years was an in-house Recruiter in the banking sector.
  • Over the years in recruitment, she has recruited Legal, Compliance, Company Secretary, Risk Management, Internal Audit, Full Stack Developers, Data Scientist, Quant Risk Developers, Project Managers, Finance, COO, Real Estate, Procurement, HR, Marketing roles.
  • As a Career Mentor, Pam works with clients across different industries, functions and geographic locations.
  • Her daily interaction and relationship building skills with diverse individuals connect her with people through effective listening skills and a people-oriented mindset.

Specialty & Expertise

  • Career and professional development coaching
  • Mental resilience coaching
  • Burn out change coaching
  • Relationship coaching

Personal Background

  • Having gone through numerous professional and personal setbacks herself in the past 5 years; Pam’s approach to life is “slow and steady wins the race” and gratitude towards the obvious and unnoticeable blessings brings contentment to her. She would like to help individuals attain their desired happiness through coaching.
  • She is a passionate Cook and Host and enjoys connecting with people through the food she cooks and meaningful conversations. She has cooked and hosted parties from 4 to 80. In her free time, she also conducts cooking class.
  • Pam takes keen interest in French music, movies, food and wine, culture, lifestyle, mindset, history and is relentlessly still pursuing the French language actively.
  • She believes that spending time and effort in self-care and me-time is good for the soul and under-utilized by many people

Coaching Style

  • Sincere
  • Respectful
  • Humor
  • Patient
  • Inspirational
  • Pragmatic

Personal Philosophy

Pam believes that all the resources are out there in the universe; be it information, knowledge, support, advice …

When the Student is Ready; the Teacher will Appear