Jobseekers’ woes may well continue into the last quarter of the year with the hiring pace in Singapore expected to be cautious.

This was reflected in the results of the Employment Outlook Survey released by global recruitment firm ManpowerGroup on Sep 13.

Of the 519 employers interviewed, 37% are looking at a decrease in payrolls in 4Q2021. This implies a decrease in hiring activity and not retrenchment, explains ManpowerGroup.

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