Seek career guidance as early as possible

Maureen Tweyongyere is passionate about children, youth and women affairs. PHOTO/GODFREY LUGAAJU

What you need to know:

  • Careers. Maureen Tweyongyere is the director of Career and Skills Development Centre at Makerere University Business School (MUBS).
  • Tweyongyere suggests children should be guided on their future  careers from the age of five.

How did the pandemic affect careers?
With the lockdowns, most businesses closed down. Because they were not making money, they started laying off people. Some of those that were laid off might never get those jobs again because companies found ways of getting their work done without them. The people affected most were those interfacing with clients and have now been replaced by an app or a self-serve digital option.

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