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The pandemic has sparked a large-scale digitalisation in nearly every industry, resulting in a surge in job volume in the technology sector in Asia, which has traditionally been skill short. As technological advances and digitalisation trends set to accelerate, business leaders have reflected growing concerns about the ability to find the skilled talent to fill technology roles.
Hays, the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions and specialist recruitment, has recently published the Future of Technology Report 2022 spotlighting the technology industry in Asia. The report comprises 394 technology professionals and leaders responses across China, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore, highlighting their sentiments and approaches to business future-proofing, upskilling, and purpose finding.
Sustainability is increasingly a priority for organisations, as they consider the impact they have on the environment, the impact of climate-related risks on their activities and their responsibility to act. While there are challenges to becoming a sustainable business, employees could be the solution to addressing them, says Hays, the world leading specialist in workforce solutions and recruitment.
Asia’s technology industry has seen challenges recently, between new attitudes to work, gradually worsening market conditions, and a growing precariousness of tech jobs. To keep morale high, employee engagement strategies tailored to tech talent are key, says world leading specialist in workforce solutions and recruitment, Hays.
Hays, the world’s specialist leader in workforce solutions and recruitment, has revealed that while most organisations are worried about skill shortages, only half of workers believe the learning resources provided by their employers meet their requirements to allow them to upskill within their role in a constantly evolving world of work. This contrasts with 60% of employers who believe the resources they offer meet the needs of their workers.
Emigrations and talent mobility restrictions have over the last few years led to intensified competition for technology talent in Hong Kong SAR. However, meeting candidate’s expectations for compensation and career progression could give organisations the edge in keeping and attracting talent, says recruiting experts, Hays.
Skill shortages have led to high levels of demand across several sectors, meaning skilled professionals have greater choice of opportunities and must ask the right interview questions when deciding if an organisation is the right fit for them, says Hays - the global leader in workforce solutions and specialist recruitment.
Customer centricity, strong partnerships and innovation key to overcoming workforce challenges 21 Jul 2022
The speed of change the world of work has experienced and will continue to undergo necessitates an updated approach to overcome current and future workforce challenges in Asia, says Hays, the global leader in workforce solutions and specialist recruitment.
According to web polls conducted by Hays, the world leading specialist in workforce solutions and recruitment, young people entering employment don’t have the necessary skills, and relevant work opportunities could be a barrier to obtaining them.
Organisations across the globe are struggling with a shortage of technical skills, however, improving opportunities for neurominorities could help to close the gap, says recruiting experts, Hays.