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Higher wages, spiffy outfits fail to shift locals' mindset against F&B, retail jobs

Employers try various incentives, but increasing their Singaporean headcount remains uphill task for many

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Higher wages, medical insurance, a robust commission structure and even new "designer" staff uniforms - these are some of the carrots the food and beverage (F&B) and retail sectors are offering to local workers amid cuts to the services sector's foreign worker quotas.

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HIGHER wages, medical insurance, a robust commission structure and even new "designer" staff uniforms - these are some of the carrots the food and beverage (F&B) and retail sectors are offering to local workers amid cuts to the services sector's foreign worker quotas....

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