Skills Forecasting

A total of 24 skills whose demand and transferability are forecasted to grow13 over the next two years were identified. All of the skills reside in the Digital and Care Economies, and Industry 4.0, among others. No prominent skills from the Green Economy came through this analysis, as green trends are reasonably recent, with many skills being nascent and only starting to emerge.

13The 24 skills identified met the analysis criteria to (i) be a good fit with the prediction model and (ii) have kept within the prediction accuracy error margin.
skills forecasting chart

Which skills will continue to grow? – What the experts say

Lynette Ong
Chief Operating Officer,
Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Effective Client Communication is expected to grow in demand in the healthcare sector, especially as we advocate for residents, patients, and their caregivers to take charge of their healthcare needs. This requires healthcare professionals to understand what matters to our clients, for an effective nudging to adopt a healthy lifestyle and follow-through of treatment plans.”

Benjamin Mah
Co-Chairman Talent
(Manpower) Committee,

“Embracing new digital skills training today is not just an investment, it's a business commitment in the new digital and care economy. Businesses must strive to stay ahead to do well, to understand tomorrow's customers to do better today, for the future belongs to those who prepare for it now."

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19 Mar 2024