The casino resort, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore has an aim to boost its 10,000 strong workforce and to also meet the target of 11,000 employees by this year-end. 700 jobs are being offered at a job fair at the property’s own Sands Expo and Convention Centre.
Las Vegas Sands Corp said that it needed bar staff, security guards, sous-chefs, slot machine attendants and butlers. The employee attrition rate in the previous year was 13.7%. In the first nine months last year, the industry-wide benchmark was turnover 29.4%, as stated in a press release.
It was further added that more than half of the Marina Bay Sands’ workforce had been working at the company for more than five years.
A job-rotation scheme was recently launched which involved all the workers in hotel operations. They spent time training in various areas in the office including food and beverage, guest services, housekeeping, valet and front office departments.
Pek Chin Siong, the Vice President of hotel operations, Marina Bay Sands said, “The Cross-Deployment Scheme allows us to identify talents and immerse them deeply in a variety of functions, in a fast-track and rewarding manner.”