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New roles for laid-off Singapore workers may not be perfect fit

PMET jobs, for example, tend to be quite specialised and need training first; other jobs may not be appealing enough, say observers

DBS senior economist Irvin Seah said broadly speaking, the only group of employers that would help to support these job creation numbers are govt-linked companies and the government, adding that multinational firms are not here to do national service.


A HOST of opportunities are being created to help the swelling ranks of the retrenched.

But there is no guarantee these new roles can cushion displaced Singapore workers - especially white-collar job seekers - analysts warned.

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