17 Feb '11, 12pm

Number of job advertisments fall in Q4

THE number of job advertisements fell 9 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year as staff movements declined during the festive season. There were 236,191 adverts for professional positions in the three months to Dec 31, down from 259,665 in the third quarter, according to data released on Thursday from recruitment consultancy Robert Walters. Robert Walters Singapore managing director Andrea Ross said a general reluctance to change jobs ahead of bonuses in the New Year contributed to a decline in adverts across most sectors. The firm also said the fall was due in part to the demand for senior high-profile roles that are not usually advertised. Adverts for jobs in engineering, including surveyors, architects and technicians, remained steady with 34,577 placed in the quarter. The human resources sector also stayed fairly steady with 12,955 adverts posted, down a touch on ...

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