ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey

Hiring prospects in 3Q expected to remain stable: ManpowerGroup

SINGAPORE (June 11): Despite continued economic headwinds, Singaporean employers are still optimistic in their hiring plans for 3Q19, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey released today.

The survey, which saw over 660 respondents, found that 15% of employers intend to increase their staffing levels, while a majority 77% forecast no change to their payrolls.

Singapore indicates region's weakest hiring intentions for 1Q19: ManpowerGroup

SINGAPORE (Dec 11): Singapore’s hiring pace is expected to moderate in 1Q19 after three consecutive quarters of strengthening labour market activity, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.

After accounting for seasonal variations, ManpowerGroup notes that the net employment outlook was +10%, unchanged y-o-y but down from 11%-13% over 2Q-4Q18. This means hiring intentions declined by 3 percentage points when compared to the previous quarter, but unchanged in comparison to a year ago.  

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