10 Nov '11, 4am

Singapore workers happier than two years ago: survey

Singapore workers happier than two years ago: survey

SINGAPORE: Singapore workers are happier than they were compared to previous years. The overall average Work Happiness Indicator score was 57.4 out of 100, the highest since the survey was started two years ago. Singapore workers scored 55.5 in the 2010 survey and 56.4 in the 2009 survey Nearly 2,400 people (2,385) took part in the survey from August to September this year by JobsCentral, an online jobs portal. Sixty per cent of respondents also indicated they are satisfied with their current job. Advancement opportunities, reasonable work demands and salary were the top three most important work attributes for happiness. But the same three attributes were also rated poorly in terms of satisfaction level. The happiest group of workers, according to gross monthly salary, were those who earn between S$8,000 and S$9,000 per month. This group scored 67 points, much higher than...

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