In The News: Hire based on potential


Given the increase of demand for highly skilled talent in the Singapore, hiring for potential is gaining traction as an effective strategy in talent growth. In our newly released guidebook, Grow your talent, hire based on potential, companies who hire for potential saw a 94% success rate for quality hires. However, close to 42% of hiring managers in the region remained hesitant to change their recruitment strategies as they prefer to recruit based solely on experience.

“Vying for top talent will be an everyday occurrence as companies accelerate in their digital transformation journeys. This includes a sustained demand for professionals with skillsets, such as in tech-related areas, that may not have existed in as little as a decade ago. As companies become more competitive to attract the right talent, they are moving beyond adjusting compensation packages to consider longer term and sustainable strategies,” said Ling Xiang Lee, Manager of Sales and Marketing, Robert Walters. 

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