While fresh graduates have difficulty getting a job, Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) with decent work experience struggle to remain in the workforce. Retrenchments in Singapore rose in 1Q2019 to 3,230, from 2,510 in 4Q2018, driven by losses in the manufacturing sector, with production and related workers in electronics the most affected, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said in its Labour Market Report for 1Q.

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