Too old? Not a tech geek? The ICT sector welcomes you

Source: TODAY | By: Kenneth Cheng


SINGAPORE - In stark contrast to some industries which are going through tough times, the booming information and communications technology (ICT) sector is where the jobs are, with mid-career workers making a beeline for courses in skills such as website development to prepare themselves for new opportunities.

However, for some older workers like Mr Chong Hoi Ping, 56, who lost his job as a business manager in 2015 after failing to meet the sales target, there may be self-doubt over whether they are able to learn the necessary skills quickly enough to ride the wave.

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