Semiconductor industry booming but firms say hiring is not easy

Applied Materials engineers work on the latest technology to help enable faster, more efficient microchips. PHOTO: COURTESY OF APPLIED MATERIALS
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SINGAPORE - The semiconductor sector is booming and continues to offer good job opportunities despite the economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Problem is, not enough people are signing up to join the industry, the Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association told The Straits Times.

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