For most of our lives, we've been taking a coke drink or pineapple juice to relieve diarrhea, avoiding cold drinks when we have a cough, banning ourselves from peanuts and chocolates if we have a sore throat, etc. Our choices of foods, medicines, and lifestyles may be made based on what we learned from our friends, family or media more often than we realize. How many of these recommendations have a basis and how many are just MYTHS?
To make a successful career switch, think seriously about it, make a plan, prepare yourself well, speak to the people in the know and get professional coaching for direction and guidance.
Retrenchment is not a subject people like to talk about, especially if one has been retrenched, but it has been happening more in Singapore in the past year and is becoming more real with friends and relatives around us being laid off.