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Youths in Southeast Asia value skills over salary: WEF survey

Benjamin Cher
Benjamin Cher8/16/2019 4:12 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Youths in Southeast Asia value skills over salary: WEF survey
SINGAPORE (Aug 16): Young people in Southeast Asia are prioritising skills over salary, according to a survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and internet platform Sea.
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SINGAPORE (Aug 16): Young people in Southeast Asia are prioritising skills over salary, according to a survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and internet platform Sea.

In a survey of 56,000 Asean citizens aged between 15 and 35, some 19% of respondents said the top reason they change jobs was to learn new skills.

This narrowly edged out the number of respondents that indicated getting a higher salary as their top reason for changing jobs.

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