"Informative, Interactive, Inspiring. The conference brings new ideas and insights about current issues in talent and HR management"
Join the seventh annual Talent Management Asia, Asia's leading HR strategy conference.
Register now for early-bird savings!
There has been a healthy year-on-year increase in the number of employees who have indicated they are interested in furthering their education.
According to a report by JobsCentral, 82.7% of 8,367 respondents said they were keen on pursuing further education, up from 71.5% last year. This is also the highest percentage since the survey began in 2009.
A majority (86.5%) of those who intend to return to school said they want to do it to advance their careers.
“Our professionals recognise that while having the right qualifications can open doors to a promotion or raise, they also know that continuous upgrading increases their value beyond just a formal education,” Lim Der Shing, CEO of JobsCentral Group, said.
Business studies and management courses was the most popular choice for further education (2,548 votes), followed by hospitality, tourism and F&B courses, which garnered 1,938 votes.