The future of jobs

Almost a quarter of jobs (23%) are expected to change in the next five years, says the latest report from the World Economic Forum

WEF estimated that 69m new jobs will be created in that time and some 83 million eliminated.

Strong cognitive skills are increasingly valued by employers, reflecting the growing importance of complex problem-solving in the workplace. The most important skills for workers in 2023 are seen to be analytical thinking and creative thinking, and this is expected to remain so in the next five years. Technological literacy, and AI and big data specifically, will become more important and company’s skills strategies will focus on this too.

For more insight check out pages 30/31 of the latest issue of PQ magazine:

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