Embracing lifelong learning is a must for business growth. In the last decade, upskilling has become an industry buzzword, especially so when COVID-19 hit the globe. Companies have jumped onboard the "upskill train," not only to keep up with the ever-changing business environment and market demands but...
To help identify social, cognitive and emotional skills for students so that they can better prepare for their careers, Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment have developed the Employability Skills Framework. The framework is based on extensive research into employers' needs and is aligned with the Cambridge...
Before the pandemic, mid-market companies in Southeast Asia were seen as major players in economic development, having delivered a rising trajectory for annual sales. In the 2018 EY Growth Barometer, 40% of companies in APAC were targeting double digit growth rates comparing to the projected global growth...
Digital adoption alone is no longer enough to meet business objectives and drive profits, according to new research from Infosys Knowledge Institute (IKI), the thought leadership and research arm of Infosys. The study reveals that companies must now use digital to differentiate beyond traditional IT...
About 660,000 individuals upskilled themselves through SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)-supported programmes in 2021. This was the highest number of SSG-supported individuals in a year since the launch of SkillsFuture. Extension of COVID-19 support measures In 2021, SSG extended COVID-19 support measures to...
As the global trend of sustainable investing continues to grow, ESG has become a buzzword worldwide. In this climate, Mojodomo Holdings Limited ("Mojodomo"), a global engagement marketing and e-commerce platform has released a white paper titled "Asia's Workforce Awakens to ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)" . The...
More employers (65%) look to augment their workforce, compared to a year ago (56%) with businesses looking to 2022 with optimism. However, out of those who are hiring or intending to hire new talent, four in five (78%) of them are facing a challenge in filling job...
Workday Inc. a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has published the results of its latest chief financial officer (CFO) survey, which focuses on examining how finance leaders are growing and developing their teams, as well as what investments are needed, to meet the evolving demands of the...
As businesses continue to accelerate digitalisation, four in five (81%) employees say that they are concerned about the impact of digitalisation on jobs and roles in their respective industries. Employees reveal that their main concern about digitalisation at the workplace is the 'need to...
As upskilling tops the business agenda for companies in Singapore, seven in ten (68%) Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) employers say that they require more support in the form of training resources. One in two (50%) of SME employers cite 'the lack of budget' as the key...