17 Sep '11, 3am

Nearly 1 in 4 IT staff want to quit, says survey

Nearly one in four IT workers want to quit their jobs, according to a survey conducted by the Singapore Computer Society. -- ST PHOTO: BRYAN VAN DER BEEK By Kezia Toh Nearly one in four IT workers want to quit their jobs, according to a survey conducted by the Singapore Computer Society (SCS). Around 23 per cent of respondents said they intend to leave the industry for a new career. The poll also showed that younger workers, especially new entrants to the industry, have a stronger desire to leave it. While the poll did not say why, The Straits Times spoke to 20 infocomm professionals - and reasons such as low prestige and a poor work-life balance came out tops. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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