The Penang Talent Prospects 2023 Survey, designed by Penang Institute in collaboration with Penang Skills Development Centre (PSDC) and Penangstem, was carried out in March/April 2023. It assesses directly the skills and manpower shortage experienced in the manufacturing industries in the state.
- Industry players expect demand for engineering and IT talent in manufacturing and adjacent sectors in Penang to grow at an annual rate of 30% from 2023-2026.
- Technicians are as critically needed as talented technologists are across the manufacturing sector.
- The importance of IT/Software professionals is growing, particularly in the semiconductor industry.
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