Pedestrians in Singapore’s central business district. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians in Singapore’s central business district. Photo: Bloomberg
Singapore

Singapore’s race to lure global talent revs up local angst over place on jobs ladder

  • The bid to hire international workers for top jobs reignites debate over what Singapore’s social contract means in a highly competitive world
  • Critics say greater transparency in policy communication, safeguards against biased recruitment practices, and investment in skills development in the local workforce are needed to balance the equation

Pedestrians in Singapore’s central business district. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians in Singapore’s central business district. Photo: Bloomberg
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