Future-Proof your Career Post COVID-19: A talk with Dato Ir. Sr. Alex Ting
On the 21st of July, Dato Alex Ting participated in a Swinburne talk regarding ways and means of ensuring that a business is able to handle unexpected situation such as the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hosting the talk was Dr.Jeffrey Jee Teck Weng, senior lecturer at the faculty of business in Swinburne Universtiy of Technology with Dr. Carolina Sandra Giang, also a fellow lecturer at Swinburne. This talk gave a deeper insight into Dato Ting’s expertise in the various industries and how he managed to overcome the current recession drawing from his experience of past recessions. Also, more advice is given as to how businesses survive by limiting the amount of overheads and keeping profit margins high. At the end of the talk, Dato Ting answers a few questions that Malaysia faces such as the brain drain and slow technological advancement that Malaysia is experiencing.