Covid-19: 34% say lockdown has inspired them to change careers

Covid-19: 34% say lockdown has inspired them to change careers

- The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown has given people plenty of time to consider their future after the world returns to normal

- Briefly.co.za asked readers if they had been inspired to pursue a new career

- It turns out only 34% felt that they needed to change lanes, with 66% happy with their lot in life

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South Africa has been under lockdown for 42 days already and peeps have had nothing but time to consider how to move forward from this unprecedented situation.

Briefly.co.za asked readers if the pandemic had inspired them to change lanes and possibly pursue a new career.

Surprisingly only 34% had decided to change lanes, while 66% indicated that they were perfectly happy with their current line of work.

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For the most part, it seems as if the coronavirus has seen numerous people putting their plans on ice for the moment. Here's what readers had to say about the situation.

Themba Maphela- "For me I was about to open my business but I will still open it after. I won't change, I'd love to be a businessman. #Everything will happen when time comes."
Ngwane Sobhuza- "For me, it has delayed the process of getting my dream job."
Winston K Tal- "I have chosen Agriculture. I see the importance of farmers during this time."
Lebo Rankhumise- "I've started to sturdy e-learning and virtualization."
Tp Makhele- "Gave more time to focus on the inside. Also the world is changing, I need to change with it and that the job I'm taking."
Guzu TheBoss Sibs- "I'm sticking to my job because I like it."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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