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The 10 most needed workers in Singapore

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The latest annual talent-shortage survey has revealed the country’s most wanted workers.

The 8th Talent Shortage Survey released by Manpower Singapore found 47% of employers in Singapore are experiencing difficulties finding staff with the right skills.

Global results show 35% of employers worldwide are reporting shortages – the highest level since before the global economic crisis – prompting 54% of Singaporean bosses to indicate they should re-look at their work models.

Here are the hardest jobs to fill in Singapore, listed from most to least difficult.

1. Secretaries, personal assistants, administrative assistants, office support

2. Supervisors

3. Labourers

4. Drivers

5. Sales representatives

6. Engineers

7. IT staff

8. Skilled trades

9. Accounting and finance

10. Teachers

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