30 Dec '16, 11am

Do you think such jobs should be exclusive to Singaporeans? Let us know #yourtake!

The hiring of foreign talent by Singapore companies has always been a point of contention when local unemployment numbers are increasing. It is thus no surprise that when auxiliary police forces (AFPs) such as Certis Cisco and Aetos announced that they will be attempting to recruit employees from Taiwan , locals were not too happy. What's going on? Since 2011, AFPs managed to only increase the number of Singaporean officers by 250, a fraction of their planned 600. The shortage of Singaporean and Malaysian applicants has led to private security firms such as Certis Cisco and Aetos to look to Taiwan for new hires. The AFPs have already advertised the job opportunity on various Taiwanese recruitment portals. AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE JOB OF AUXILIARY POLICE OFFICER LISTED ON A TAIWANESE RECRUITMENT PORTAL. PHOTO CREDIT: SCREENSHOT FROM 104.COM The advertisements cited several ...

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