20 Dec '11, 7am

Employers to slow down hiring for 1st quarter of 2012: Survey

Employers to slow down hiring for 1st quarter of 2012: Survey

In the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey results released by Manpower Singapore, employers report considerably weaker hiring prospects in the first quarter of 2012. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN In the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey results released by Manpower Singapore, employers report considerably weaker hiring prospects in the first quarter of 2012. 'Our research results indicate that employers still have a desire to bring on talent with specific skill sets. But the data also reveals a growing number of employers - 71 per cent - intend to keep their workforces intact over the next three months. Evidently, more of our employers than usual are taking a wait-and-see approach to evaluate market trends prior to adding to their payrolls,' said Ms Linda Teo, Country Manager of Manpower Singapore. Seven industry sectors took part in the survey. They are fina...

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