Covid-19 pandemic taught man in China to act fast in switching jobs

Delivery specialist Meng Yinan brought forward his plans to move away from Shanghai and look for a new job because of how the economy has been sliding. PHOTO: COURTESY OF MENG YINAN
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BEIJING - Delivery specialist Meng Yinan, 29, brought forward to September last year his plans to relocate to Chengdu, the provincial capital of Sichuan in south-western China.

He wanted to avoid the intense competition for jobs this year.

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