Netizen asks what jobs are extra recession-proof in Singapore outdoors the general public sector

SINGAPORE: A Reddit consumer requested about recession-proof jobs in Singapore, apart from these within the public sector.

Many locals on the platform had been fast to chime in and reply the query posed by u/proscuittojane on r/askSingapore on Friday (Apr 28).

“Healthcare and funeral business” was one much-upvoted remark.

“Healthcare is so weather-proof that even when u are useless beat useless weight lazy POS, u will nonetheless be gainfully employed,” agreed one.

“yeah i dont suppose a physician ever ever has to fret about getting a job. I’m truly so jealous,” wrote one other.

“Funeral business. Irrespective of how the economic system is doing, individuals nonetheless must die. And I’m solely half trolling,” a Reddit consumer chimed in.

“mainly all the roles that was nonetheless operating after we had our circuit breakers,” one opined, including, “the true gems of a job cleaners, rubbish disposal, healthcare employees. mainly jobs that folks disrespected, and out of the blue lo and behold, rather more wanted than a content material generator or social influencer.”

One other wrote that being a divorce lawyer is recession-proof.

Some voted for SBS staff, particularly bus captains.

One mentioned “social employees,” though one other identified their low wage.

Others voted for “Academics,” “Aircon restore and cleaners,” and “safety officers.”

One other noticed, “I really feel logistic, provide chain, biopharma and considerably recession -proof. However with the scenario these days, its very tough to be in a totally recession proof sector. Different than simply contemplating the sector itself, we additionally must consider issues reminiscent of age. Unquestionably that age can be a contributing issue when management decides to retrench people.”

However one other Reddit consumer disagreed. “As somebody who works within the logistics / provide chain business, we’re not recession-proof. e.g. Much less volumes from commerce or consumptions = much less workers required = retrenchment. Much less demand for our companies = decrease costs and fewer earnings = retrenchment.”       


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