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New roles for laid-off Singapore workers may not be perfect fit

PMET jobs, for example, tend to be quite specialised and need training first; other jobs may not be appealing enough, say observers

Singapore

A HOST of opportunities are being created to help the swelling ranks of the retrenched.

But there is no guarantee these new roles can cushion displaced Singapore workers - especially white-collar job seekers - analysts warned.

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