Asia’s diverse talent pool – Taiwan [Ebook]

Stella Soon
Stella Soon
October 21, 2020

Taiwan is a great place to hire offshore talent. That’s especially because the Taiwan talent pool can speak English well.

Taiwan is ranked 7th in Asia for English proficiency. Secondary & tertiary students in Taiwan scored 54.18 on the in the EF English Proficiency Index for Schools (2019). Students in Taipei scored even higher, at 57.33.

Meanwhile, the average score in Asia was 53.

In the workplace, senior level Taiwanese talent tend to have stronger business English communication skills. That’s because of their work experience and more practice with the language.

Besides their high standards of English, the Taiwan talent pool is also strong in other areas. Read to the end to download the full ebook and find out more.

Related: Asia’s diverse talent pool – Vietnam [Ebook part 2/3]

Why hire offshore talent in Taiwan

The Taiwanese are highly educated and strong in English.

And they’re also particularly strong in tech. The country produces 10,000+ computer science and information systems graduates every year. Many skilled software engineers also hail from Taiwan.

Taiwanese tech talent tend to be more familiar with newer stacks and have higher level engineering skills in terms of overall structure, clean code lines and overall engineering load. They’re also familiar with CICD and Scrum cycles.

Related: Asia’s diverse talent pool – Indonesia [Ebook part 1/3]

“Taiwan is in the midst of an innovation-driven economy … given its position as a future-thinking hub of technology and engineering.”

The country is particularly strong in:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Biotech
  • Robotics
  • Intellectual property
  • Internet of things

For example, Taiwan is known as a “safe haven” for intellectual property. Large tech companies like Google, Amazon, and Microsoft have established R&D centres in Taiwan. 

This makes Taiwan is a thriving tech talent source for companies to tap on. Glints TalentHub can connect you with top Taiwanese talent to unlock new growth for your company.

Glints TalentHub is an end-to-end offshoring initiative by Glints to help Singapore companies expand their teams.

Download the ebook to find out more about this talent pool and how offshoring to Taiwan can help your company!

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