30 May '11, 4am

S’pore workers world’s unhappiest

HATE your work? Dread going in on Monday? Considering quitting your job? Well, you are not alone. Most of the Singapore workforce is with you, according to one survey. A poll of employee attitudes in 14 countries has ranked Singapore last in workplace happiness. Unsurprisingly, this correlates to loyalty to employers, where Singapore is again ranked at the rear. Talent management company Lumesse polled about 4,000 employees from a wide variety of industries. People were asked about how happy they were at work, whether they felt their skills were properly utilised, the career paths open to them, and the training and career development opportunities they had. The results put Singapore last in three major areas - we least enjoy going to work, are the least loyal and have the least supportive workplaces. Only 17 per cent of Singapore's workforce see themselves staying with the...

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