Are you a Career Contrarian?

3/24/2020, By Adrian Choo

Are you a Career Contrarian? Covid-19 is wreaking havoc on the economy and job markets, but will this gloom last forever? Super-Investor Jim Rogers says “Buy stocks when people are selling, sell when they’re buying”. Many are cowering in fear and doing nothing for their Career. We recommend being a 'Career-Contrarian'! The Market will pick up in a very sharp “V-shape” Recovery (especially for Singapore) by Q4. Get ready for it now!! Here are 3 things you can do: 1. Skill Up! - Take stock on your certifications…are you up to date on your training? Go make use of your SkillsFuture credits! 2. Re-evaluate your Career Strategy™ - Will your sector/industry/role be permanently affected by the Virus (e.g, Cruises, Tourism, etc)? See if you can explore ‘Career-switching’ options. Talk to more people to learn about industries that interest you. 3. Read a book – Take this time to improve your mind – download an e-book today! If you’d like a recommendation, try this book we just authored titled “Get Promoted!” ... it’s free to download.