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More Singaporeans see importance of digital, STEM skills at work: Survey

Kok Xinghui
Kok Xinghui8/13/2019 5:20 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
More Singaporeans see importance of digital, STEM skills at work: Survey
SINGAPORE (Aug 13): If Singaporeans could turn back time and be 18 years old again, a whopping 83% would focus on a field of study within the digital or online realm, according to a survey by HR services firm Randstad Singapore.
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SINGAPORE (Aug 13): If Singaporeans could turn back time and be 18 years old again, a whopping 83% would focus on a field of study within the digital or online realm, according to a survey by HR services firm Randstad Singapore.

In addition, three-quarters of those surveyed say they would also have studied something in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The same percentage of respondents say they believe more students should focus on a career in STEM.

These sentiments were highest in China, where 91% of those surveyed would go into STEM if they were 18 again, and 95% would focus on digital/online skills.

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