According to the Ministry of Manpower the ratio of jobs to unemployed persons rose to 2.42 in March. This is the highest rate since 1998.
Agnes Yee, Legal Practice Lead at Kerry Consulting, was recently quoted in The Straits Times, where she provided commentary on transferable skills in demand amid the talent war.
Transferable Skills in Demand During Talent War
“Even though crypto is on a downward trend, these [crypto] workers are very employable because not many have their specialised and niche skills.” – Agnes Yee, Legal Practice Lead, Kerry Consulting
“Digital banks, or traditional ones that are rolling out digital platforms are always on the lookout for skilled staff.” – Agnes Yee, Legal Practice Lead, Kerry Consulting
“Employees need to ensure they remain employable by taking courses related to their current role and network externally with headhunters and keep abreast of market trends.” – Agnes Yee, Legal Practice Lead, Kerry Consulting
Read the full article in The Straits Times.