Misconception that job seekers need specialised skills to join sustainability sector: Experts

More than half of the 100 people who said they were hesitant about joining the sustainability sector cited their lack of skill sets or knowledge about the sector.
More than half of the 100 people who said they were hesitant about joining the sustainability sector cited their lack of skill sets or knowledge about the sector.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - From public affairs to market analysis to research work, jobs in the sustainability sector are wide-ranging and may not require specialised skill sets, say human resource experts.

"There is a general misconception that you need to be highly skilled in technical roles to participate in the green economy," says Ms Jaya Dass, managing director for Malaysia and Singapore at recruitment firm Randstad Singapore.

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