22 Jun '11, 6am

More than 70 per cent of S'porean employees would be happy to work past retirement age, survey finds

Singaporean employees want to work past retirement age and upgrade their skills, according to the latest Randstad Workmonitor survey. The survey, the results of which were published yesterday, found that 72 per cent of Singaporean employees would be happier working two years past the official retirement age without any additional financial benefits. Sixty-six per cent of Singaporean employees said their career demanded more education and training than ever before, while more than a third felt their current job was beyond their current abilities. Four out of 10 people surveyed would prefer a position with more responsibility even if there was no increase in salary. The findings also indicated a four percentage point rise in employee satisfaction to 61 per cent among Singaporean employees since its last quarterly release. However, 74 per cent felt that more people would leav...

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