27 Nov '11, 11pm

The jobs that Singaporeans shun, revealed

The jobs that Singaporeans shun, revealed

Cleaning and waiting tables are among the least popular jobs. -- ST PHOTO ILLUSTRATION By Jalelah Abu Baker & Royston Sim With their modest wages and unsociable weekend shifts, they are the jobs that Singaporeans shun. Waiting tables, cleaning and working in telesales or as a retail or warehouse assistant are the least popular positions among citizens, 10 recruitment agencies told The Straits Times. Workers continue to turn such jobs down despite a recent government bid to encourage firms to hire more Singaporeans rather than rely on foreigners. Their main reasons for shunning these jobs are that they pay too little or involve awkward working hours. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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