Boy, 2022 is turning out to be a rocky year isn’t it? Just as the world is coming to terms with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, along comes the Russian invasion of Ukraine, threatening to plunge economies into further chaos.
Even during the best of times, retrenchment and job loss can happen without warning. While there is no such thing as a guaranteed livelihood, there are certain careers that do offer a greater degree of resilience.
Some careers offer high stability because they either fulfil an essential need that won’t be going away for the foreseeable future, or because they are at the forefront of the next big thing. Bonus points if they also happen to pay well — even if not outrageously so.
Do jobs like these exist in Singapore? Sure they do — in fact, here are seven of them.