More Singapore workers worry about skill obsolescence rather than layoffs

SINGAPORE (May 4): Singapore’s workers, known for being highly skilled, are well aware and confident of their market power. So much that the majority of employees may not even think twice about jumping ship given the opportunity, should they be displeased with their current work situation in any way.

Based on recent job placement and trend data in the 2017 Kelly Services and Capita Salary Guide, a majority 74% of workers in Singapore believe their skill sets and experience allow them to compete effectively with other job seekers.

Want a change of scenery? 96% of professionals in Singapore can relate

SINGAPORE (July 8): 96% of the Singapore workforce is open to hearing about new job opportunities, according to the 2016 findings of LinkedIn’s annual Talent Trends Study, which is now in its third year.

This finding raises questions for employers in the country around talent acquisition and retention issues, says the professional online network in a Thursday press release.

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