July 11, 2022

Plunge in number of S’poreans taking up programmes to switch careers last year

By brit

SINGAPORE – The number of mid-career Singaporeans who joined programmes to switch fields last year plunged to 5,080 – from a record high of 13,580 in 2020 at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Many businesses were financially battered and mass layoffs loomed when the coronavirus crisis emerged, as borders closed and curbs were implemented worldwide.