IT employers in Singapore report cautious hiring plans for Q3 2023. Nonetheless, demand for tech talent continues amidst a high level of talent shortage, with employers naming cybersecurity, customer or user experience and database management as the top three areas that they are prioritizing. See the current outlook for tech talent in Q3 in the new report. Download Report
Experis Tech Talent Outlook Q3 2023
IT Trends in the Human Age
In the wake of rising talent shortages, great resignations, quiet quitting and more, access to human capital is a major differentiator. This global report uncovers the trends affecting information technology today, and pairs them with key insights and takeaways to help you humanize the digital age.Contact us to help you leverage these trends and create your best workforce.
The New Age of Tech Talent
In a world where demand for IT talent outstrips supply, and adaptive skills are highly prized, companies need to be bolder and more deliberate in their workforce strategies. As we are increasingly faced with a growing skills shortage and gap, finding the right blend of people, processes and technology is top of mind for technology leaders globally. Welcome to the New Age of Tech Talent.The New Age of Tech Talent,’ a report from Experis, a global leader in IT professional resourcing and managed services and part of ManpowerGroup, finds that employers need to be more creative and agile in their talent strategy – both inside and outside their organizations. The report also underscores 4 ways organizations can bring new thinking to life to address their tech talent needs.Opening Up the MiddleFinding the Hidden TalentTrusting the Data StrategyLeading with ConfidenceLearn more by reading the report below or by downloading it here:
What Workers Want to Thrive
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Communication Skills Needed in a Digital World
In the tech world, all eyes are on Apple each year as it announces its newest launches and updates to its current line of MacBooks, iPhone and watch. The company has become the epitome of disruptive innovation and how ubiquitous technology has transformed our lives.Yet, there’s something timeless about each Apple launch: A single person standing on stage, telling a story. Today, Apple CEO Tim Cook builds off the legacy of Steve Jobs, who became legendary for his personality and stage presence.The Cook and Jobs presentation skills demonstrate that no matter how digitized we become as a society, there’s always a place for human communication skills – even at the world’s most technologically advanced companies.In fact, the 10 most in demand professional skills in the world reflect the need for human soft skills, including sales representatives and professionals such as project managers and researchers, according to ManpowerGroup’s latest report on the talent shortage.In our increasingly digital world, here are skills that still matter for professionals.Managing Expectations“The future is a concept — it doesn’t exist,” said author and philosopher Alan Watts. For businesses, this ambiguity about the future is more than a thought exercise. It requires understanding how to navigate change when you’re not sure where the changes will come from. Leaders with communication skills will be able to guide others when there is no roadmap. That means making decisions on the fly, the ability to adapt to evolving circumstances, and then sharing your reasoning to others to get them to follow.Delivering InspirationThe artist Michelangelo once said: “Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.” It’s a human – and timeless – quality to seek inspiration and motivation, and look for it in others. You can call it stage presence, charisma or just je ne sais quoi. No matter what “it” is, there is a palpable energy that can come from someone who is an engaging communicator. We share our social orientation in brain circuitry with all other mammals, so this is a deep-seeded biological need that can’t be replaced by technology. Human communication needs the motivation of the human touch, and that will never go away.Suggesting ImprovementImagine your next job performance review is with a robot. You’d get a PDF with all of your deficiencies, delivered to you with cold efficiency, with highlighted sections to work on. Doesn’t sound fun, does it? As much as we dread performance review, human communication helps us become resilient and improve. Others can see our blind spots that we don’t see, and also equip us with coping strategies and teachable skills.Overall, it’s true that digital trends continue to expand and play a larger and larger role in the world of work. But if you’re feeling uneasy or out of place because of technology, the answer may be in thinking more traditionally – and reclaiming your humanity.
Full Speed Ahead: The Tech Revolution Goes Into Hyperdrive
Remote work, online ordering, and curbside pickup are just some of the lasting impacts of the pandemic as every company has now become a digital business. More than 80% of employers have accelerated digitization in response to COVID-19, and consumers and employees alike now expect tech to make the way they live and work easier.The right blend of tech and talent is now front and center. Acute skills shortages continue – in logistics, IT, cyber security, software development, data analysis and more – creating new urgency for organizations to upskill their people so they can translate data into insights, make data-driven decisions and combine the best of human and machine learning.The latest ManpowerGroup trend report, The Great Realization: A Look at the 2022 Labor Landscape, breaks down the key trends that will unfold over the coming months and years and that story wouldn’t be complete without a closer look at the impact of tech acceleration.Trend #1: Human vs. Robot – Hyperconnecting Human Strengths As every aspect of life becomes more tech enabled, we must strengthen the connection people have with work and colleagues for improved productivity and creativity. Machine learning and workforce data will enable prediction of potential performance, matching of individuals to ideal opportunities and will help people know themselves better than they ever did. 1 in 3 organizations plan to invest more in AI technology including machine learning over the next year, which will enable people to specialize in human strengths – in empathy and honesty, judgement and creativity, coaching, compassion and more.Trend #2: Closing the Chasm – From Digitization to Adoption at Speed Advanced technologies are increasingly impacting how companies transform business models, enhance customer and employee experiences and become moredata-driven. To meet the growing need, 1 in 3 organizations plan to build out internal capabilities in e-commerce and digital trade platforms, big data analytics, cloud computing, cyber security and IoT. But investing in and even deploying technology and innovation is the easy part. Digital-led transformation alone is no differentiator. Human capabilities and having the right culture enterprise-wide to execute are key to tech adoption, speedy ROI and continuous transformation. Trend #3: New Dawn of Sustainable Tech Organizations are responding to calls from a variety of stakeholders-investors, customers, employees, board members, governments, industry regulators and NGOs to act as good global citizens andusing technology to reduce emissions, transform supply chains and nudge consumer behavior. As tech giants compete to be the first to open up the metaverse the blending of the digital and physical worlds will emerge a