Annual job creation over next 3-5 years to be 25,000-40,000: Swee Say
Days of up 120,000 jobs a year are gone, given economic restructuring, ageing workforce
Thu, Feb 09, 2017 - 5:50 AM
Mr Lim checking out an autonomous guided vehicle (AGV) from SATS at the career fair on Wednesday. While more jobs in the coming years will be aimed at professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs), he says there is a higher risk of mismatches between jobseekers and job openings.
PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR/ST
SINGAPORE aims to create about 25,000 to 40,000 jobs annually over the next three to five years, said Minister for Manpower Lim Swee Say on Wednesday.
Due to economic restructuring and an ageing workforce, the number of jobs created in the last two years had gone down...