17 January 2020
The majority, or 68%, of Singapore business leaders think technology will create more permanent jobs on their teams throughout 2020, according to research from Robert Half International Inc.
Business leaders are less positive about temporary and contract roles, with 42% foreseeing that technology will create new temporary and contract roles in 2020.
More than one third, or 36%, of Singaporean business leaders think there will be no net change in jobs and 22% believe temporary and contract jobs will be lost.
Business leaders in Singapore were asked, “How will new technologies affect the net number of jobs across your team in 2020?”
|Significantly more jobs created than lost||27%||14%|
|Some more jobs created than lost||41%||28%|
|No net change in jobs||19%||36%|
|Some more jobs lost than created||10%||18%|
|Significantly more jobs lost than created||2%||4%|