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Survey: Singapore Workers Score Low Happiness Levels Since 2009

Half a decade onward and low work happiness scores continue to dog many Singapore workers, with $10,000 monthly salary being the 'magic' defining mark for improving happiness.

By: Alythea Ho

Many studies have been done on happiness, emotions, and satisfaction. Some claim Singaporeans are unfeeling beings who are curiously capable of developing emotions one year later. Others suggest Singaporeans are fairly satisfied living in one of the most desirable nations in the world.

Clearly happiness is a subjective matter. Question is, why do researchers still persist in studying it?

Because happiness is so crucial to our well-being, relationships, and overall quality of life.

Consider this: we spend over half of our waking hours at the workplace. Yet work happiness still eludes many in Singapore – even after half a decade. (Read More Here!)

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Survey Results: Are you a saver or spender? JobsCentral Survey reveals the savings habits of Singapore workers

By Jonathan Tay

Most Singapore workers are not setting aside enough from their monthly paycheck. This is despite moderate improvements in saving habits, according to the latest online study by JobsCentral. The nationwide survey, conducted from August to October 2012 among 3,299 working adults, discovered that that more than half (55.5 per cent) do not save above 20 per cent of their monthly income. Even so, a slight jump was observed in the proportion of employees indicating that they are saving more.

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