Hiring Plans for Q1 2022

The Net Employment Outlook is +14% after seasonal adjustment, improving by 16 percentage points from fourth quarter of 2021.

505 Singapore employers shared their hiring plans for Q1 2022

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Key Findings

  • Robust hiring outlook: The Net Employment Outlook for Singapore is +14%, strengthening by 16 percentage points since the fourth quarter of 2021.

  • 9 out of 11 sectors report positive hiring sentiments: Strongest labor market anticipated to be the Banking, Finance, Insurance and Real Estate sector, with a Net Employment Outlook of +28%.

  • Sector with weakest hiring Outlook: Organizations in the Education, Health, Social Work and Government sector report Net Employment Outlook of -10%.

  • Vaccine expectations: 74% of employers in Singapore are mandating vaccines for some or all employees.

 

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Our Past Reports

The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey is one of the most trusted surveys of employment activity in the world. Every quarter, we ask more than 600 Singapore hiring managers about their hiring plans for the next three months. ManpowerGroup has been providing this valuable insight to the greater business community for more than 50 years.

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