Driving Competitiveness by Closing Skills Gaps – Over Half of Employers Need External Help

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  • 75% of employers see the importance of carrying out regular training needs analysis for their workforce to drive the competitiveness of their business.
  • 55% of employers agree that they need external help to assess the skills gaps of their employees.
  • 52% of employers believe that external assessments provide reliable and more accurate results.


SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 6 May 2021 – To remain competitive in Singapore’s recovering economy, three- quarters (75%) of employers in Singapore see the importance of carrying out regular training needs analysis for their workforce to drive the competitiveness of their business. However, more than half of them (55%) say they need external help to assess the skills gaps of their employees, alluding that more help is needed by companies to carry out effective skills mapping and learning, and development strategies.