SINGAPORE: More than nine out of 10 employers in Singapore either plan to add to their workforce or keep their current payrolls intact for the rest of the year (October to December).
In its latest survey by recruitment firm Manpower, the Public Administration/Education sector (+29 per cent) continues to report the strongest hiring plans.
Positive hiring plans are also reported by the Finance, Insurance and Real Estate sector(+20 per cent) and the Mining and Construction sector (+18 per cent).
Employers in the Transportation and Utilities have the weakest (+9 per cent) hiring plans.
Country Manager of Manpower Singapore Linda Teo said even though employers are reporting positive hiring intentions, job seekers are advised to be flexible. She suggests that job seekers keep an open mind during their job search.
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