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Job vacancies hit new high of 128,100 in Q1: MOM

JOB vacancies in Singapore rose to a new high in the first quarter of 2022, while a higher re-entry rate of 72 per cent was observed among residents 6 months after retrenchment, according to the Ministry of Manpower's (MOM) Labour Market Report on Friday (Jun 17).

Job vacancies grew to 128,100 in March, though the rate of increase, at 9 per cent, was slower compared to the previous quarter.

The bulk of job vacancies were in the construction and manufacturing sector - mainly for non-PMET (professional, managerial, executive, and technical) job roles that are typically held by migrant workers - as well as in the financial services; information and communications; public administration and education;...

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