BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Enterprise  >  Enterprise Explores  >  Why Skills Based Hiring Is The Future

Why Skills Based Hiring Is The Future

Paul Thomas, Chief People & Culture Officer, SEEK Asia

09-Aug-23 12:00

Why Skills Based Hiring Is The Future

“Jobs do not require four-year college degrees. Employers do.”

This was what EMSI Burning Glass, a labor market data company, said in its report about shifting to Skills-Based Hiring as a key to growing the US workforce. The research was done in tandem with Harvard Business School and they analysed more than 51 million jobs posted between 2017 and 2020. In the report, they outlined that skills based hiring can widen the pool of applicants during the recruitment process. With more applicants to choose from and without the artificial constraint of a degree, filling in vacant positions would be much easier.

For workers, skills-based hiring could create more opportunities for non-degree holders with non-traditional backgrounds, but will this see the light of day in the Malaysian job market?

Produced by: Roshan Kanesan

Presented by: Roshan Kanesan


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  the workplacemanagingpersonal developmentCorporates

Tags:  skills based hiringhiring practiseshuman resourcesrecruitmentmalaysian job marketjob marketlife long learning





Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



10:00 AM

Pick of the Pops (REPEAT)

Ep548

12:00 PM

Bar None (REPEAT)

1:00 PM

Ringgit & Sense (REPEAT)

The Muslim Pilgrim's Progress: Planning For Umrah Or Hajj; Suraya Zainudin, Financial Blogger, Ringgit Oh Ringgit

1:30 PM

The Property Show (REPEAT)

Club Med Leading the Way In Green Resorts; Rachael Harding, CEO, East and South Asia & Pacific, Club Med | Gregory Lanter, Chief Development and Construction Officer, Club Med

2:00 PM

Cruise Control (REPEAT)

Max Fun in the Maxed Out Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain; Daniel Fernandez, Managing Editor, dsf.my

3:00 PM

Marketing Mojo (REPEAT)

Don’t Get Distracted by Tech, The Consumer Is Key; Mário Braz de Matos, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Flying Fish Lab

4:00 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

The Real Problem: Inequality, Not Refugees; Dr Melati Nungsari, Prof of Economics, Asia School of Business

5:00 PM

TED Radio Hour

6:00 PM

Earth Matters (REPEAT)

Birds For Mangroves!; Ashley Yeong, Environmental Journalist, Macaranga | Wong Siew Lyn, Editor and Co-founder, Macaranga | Dato' Dr Amar-Singh HSS, Editor, Malaysian Bird Report

7:00 PM

Back To Back (REPEAT)

Ep111 - Sabrina Carpenter

9:00 PM

The Selector