skills

Recruiters shift focus from millennials as ‘Gen Z’ talent enter Singapore’s workforce

SINGAPORE (July 11): Generation Z – those born between 1997-2010, otherwise known as Gen Z – now make up 30% of Singapore’s resident population with the vast majority of them entering the local workforce.

This is according to recruiting experts Hays, whose latest edition of biannual publication Hays Journal suggests that this emerging generation of digital-native post-millennials will all the more need to have skills to meet employers’ demands, especially with the advent of automation in the workplace.

More Singapore workers worry about skill obsolescence rather than layoffs

SINGAPORE (May 4): Singapore’s workers, known for being highly skilled, are well aware and confident of their market power. So much that the majority of employees may not even think twice about jumping ship given the opportunity, should they be displeased with their current work situation in any way.

Based on recent job placement and trend data in the 2017 Kelly Services and Capita Salary Guide, a majority 74% of workers in Singapore believe their skill sets and experience allow them to compete effectively with other job seekers.

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