When it comes to success, it seems Singaporeans are no longer obsessed with the corporate ladder or claiming that next C-suite role. Instead, according to a study by Linkedin, Singapore professionals rate happiness at 76% as the highest indicator of success, followed closely by health at 74%.
Surprisingly, the study showed that Singapore professionals do not define success as career achievements, promotions comes in only at 46%, pay raises at 31% and a six-figure salary at 35%.
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The study also found that young professionals tend to be more pessimistic when it comes to their current level of success. Only 40% of respondents consider themselves successful at this point. This was not the case for older respondents though, 71% of those 55 years and above tend to see themselves as successful (which at least, should give us all hope). Here’s a few more findings from the study.