LinkedIn’s research found that technology-related skills have the highest year-on-year growth among SMEs, indicating ongoing initiatives to improve their products, services, and operations.
The top remote jobs in the Philippines are freelance writer, data encoder, accountant, data entry clerk, and technical support engineer.
Data from online site LinkedIn revealed that the majority of Filipinos believe that having strong connections is important to get ahead in life. However, up to 60 percent believe that they do not have strong enough networks that can help connect them to opportunities.
The study found the Philippine has the lowest female workforce participation in Southeast Asia at 46 percent.
Overall, the Philippines is the fifth most optimistic country in the world and second most optimistic after Indonesia in Southeast Asia.
Traditional industries are adopting new technology and riding the wave of digital transformation to improve operations and introduce new products and services, the report said.
The findings underscore the demand for jobs which require hybrid skills, primarily to help organizations in the country navigate their digital transformation journey.