12 Sep '11, 9am

Well versed in IT? Singapore needs more IT workers

SINGAPORE - It is estimated that about 23 per cent of IT professionals in Singapore intend to leave the profession for a completely new career path. This will be one major factor causing an expected shortfall of IT professionals here, according to the Singapore Computer Society (SCS). It revealed the findings of an annual survey of IT professionals and students, today. Other factors causing the shortfall include perceived unattractive pay packages in the industry, as well as the lack of good work-life balance compared to other industries. There were some bright spots on the horizon, as the SCS noted that more students were interested in joining start-ups compared to in the past.

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110912-0000690/IT...

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