What is stopping more Singaporeans from taking up tech jobs?

Be prepared to invest in learning as a key part of working life, especially since technology evolves so quickly

In the ICT sector, from 2018 to 2020, the gap in skills fit between foreigners and locals widened slightly.
In the ICT sector, from 2018 to 2020, the gap in skills fit between foreigners and locals widened slightly.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Tech jobs seem to be all the rage, so what is stopping more Singaporeans from taking them up?

Monetary Authority of Singapore managing director Ravi Menon said at a recent webinar that Singaporeans accounted for about 35 per cent of tech jobs, and 35 per cent of net tech jobs created in the past five years in banking and finance.

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