But 67% admit soft skills need improvement.
Hong Kong professionals are confident that their current skills will stay relevant for the next two to three years, according to a report by Hays.
The report shows that 87% of Hong Kong professionals surveyed are confident about their skills, higher than the percentage in China at 74% and Japan at 71%.
Around 80% of Hong Kong respondents also expressed confidence that their hard skills would remain relevant, but 67% admitted that their soft skills needed improvement.
Hard skills are teachable and measurable abilities often related to a specific technical knowledge, whilst soft skills are traits that make a good employee such as leadership, communication and etiquette.
When asked which upskilling/development opportunities have become more important to them after the pandemic took hold, 80% said digital skills development, followed by remote orientation training (70%) and change management (69%).
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