Despite two in five (61%) employers expressing a pessimistic outlook towards the current job market, 56% indicate that they have been recently hiring or intending to hire new talent to meet their current business goals.
In a COVID-19 economy where companies and individuals are compelled to adapt and evolve in a world of disruption, the change in skills required to keep businesses viable is outpacing the talent available.
Students (90%), the unemployed (86%), and entry-level executives (69%) are the most likely individuals to learn for this reason. These are some of the key findings in NTUC LearningHub’s recently launched How Singaporeans Learn Survey report.
A large majority of employees (92%) say that they could be able to do their job better if they were more data literate, while to a similar measure, 89% say they experience challenges at work due to the lack of data-related skillsets.