05 Aug '11, 6am

Promote local talent, Lim Swee Say asks MNCs #Singapore

Promote local talent, Lim Swee Say asks MNCs #Singapore

Labour chief Lim Swee Say has called on MNCs to develop Singaporean workers to take on higher positions in their … National Trades Union Congress (NTUC ) secretary-general Lim Swee Say on Thursday called on multinational corporations (MNCs) in Singapore to make a greater effort to groom local professionals for higher positions. Speaking before 300 union leaders at a National Day observance ceremony , Lim said that doing so would encourage more Singaporeans who hold professional, managerial and executive (PME) jobs to be more accepting of the influx of foreigners into the country, reported The Straits Times . "In short, we strive for Singapore to be first in global competition to sustain healthy growth and create enough good jobs," he said. "We also strive for Singaporeans to be first in local employment to take on a better job, earn better pay and live a better life." "If ...

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