Skilled trades and technicians top the list of South Africa’s skills shortages.
The 13th ManpowerGroup South Africa survey was just concluded and shows that large enterprises report a significant 42% shortage in talent and desired skills, followed by 40% for medium, 31% for small, and 22% for micro-enterprises.
Managing director of ManpowerGroup South Africa says that South Africa is ahead of the game, as global talent shortages average out at 54%, while South Africa is at 34%. Interestingly, this number has held steady since the 2016 survey.
Here is how South Africa compares:
|1||Skilled Trades||Skilled Trades|
|2||Technicians||Sales & Marketing|
|3||Sales & Marketing||Technicians|
|4||Accounting & Finance||Engineering|
|5||Management/Executive||Driving & Logistics|
|7||IT||Accounting & Finance|
|8||Driving & Logistics||Manufacturing|
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