World Economic Forum

In many industries and countries, the most in-demand occupations or specialties did not exist 10 or even five years ago, and the pace of change is set to accelerate. By one popular estimate, 65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that don’t yet exist. In such a rapidly evolving employment landscape, the ability to anticipate and prepare for future skills requirements, job content and the aggregate effect on employment is increasingly critical for businesses, governments and individuals in order to fully seize the opportunities presented by these trends—and to mitigate undesirable outcomes.

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2 Responses to World Economic Forum

  1. shinichi says:

    The Future of Jobs

    Employment, Skills and Workforce Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    World Economic Forum

    http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_FOJ_Executive_Summary_Jobs.pdf

  2. shinichi says:

    The Industry Gender Gap

    Women and Work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    World Economic Forum

    http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_FOJ_Executive_Summary_GenderGap.pdf

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