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More switching mid-career to healthcare

Straits Times, 5 April 2017

Salma Khalik, Senior Health Correspondent Last year, some 700 mid-career people found new jobs in healthcare, a sector that needs to attract 9,000 more workers in the coming three years. About 300 were placed through the Ministry of Manpower’s Adapt and Grow initiative to help mid- career professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) find jobs. The other 400 were recruited through job fairs organised by the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC). Answering Nominated Member of Parliament K. Thanaletchimi, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said the ministry will also enhance its Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) to recruit even more mid-career Singaporeans as nurses. Healthcare employers can tap the Workforce Singapore’s PCP to recruit mid-career administrators.

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