SINGAPORE (Sept 12): The majority of business leaders in Singapore are finding it a challenge to develop the right leadership talent to navigate a digital future, according to a study by recruiter Robert Half.

Some 92% of Singapore business leaders say they struggle to recruit talent with appropriate IT skills. This is the highest rate globally, and well above the Asia Pacific average of 80% and global average of 71%.

Further, 93% of Singapore business leaders say it will be challenging to train staff on new technology. This comes in second only to the United Arab Emirates’ 94%. It is also above the Asia Pacific average of 88% and the global average of 78%.

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