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Hiring in Singapore set to increase: Survey

Published on Jan 22, 2014 8:09 AM
 
Business leaders are increasingly confident about Singapore's economic prospects and will likely increase hiring over the next few months, according to a new survey. -- ST FILE PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Business leaders are increasingly confident about Singapore's economic prospects and will likely increase hiring over the next few months, according to a new survey.

More than 90 per cent of about 400 executives from the financial, commercial and information technology sectors are confident of growth this year.

Confidence is sky-high in the commercial sector with 93 per cent of those polled expecting economic expansion compared with 78 per cent last year.

About 92 per cent of technology sector executives were upbeat compared with 66 per cent last year, while 91 per cent of financial leaders expect expansion, up from 83 per cent last year.

 
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