According to a recent poll by Monster Singapore, 85% of local employees are not happy with their current job, and will be looking for a change this year. In fact, only 8% of people polled said they were happy, while 7% were undecided.
If you’ve decided to change jobs this year, that’s one thing - but how are you actually going to go about it? In today’s competitive job market it’s important to stand out from the crowd. Making matters worse is the economic environment in Singapore, which pushed the unemployment rate up even as redundancies increased. According to a recent report by the Ministry of Manpower, the average unemployment rate in 2016 rose to its highest since recessionary levels in 2010.
So how do ensure your job search isn’t in vain? Here are a few steps to consider as you plan your exit from your current role.
But don’t worry if you’ve missed the boat, hiring activity continues to stay strong in the first three months of the year. Go spread your wings!
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