Editor’s note: This report from the World Economic Forum shows that automation and digital acceleration will significantly change the types of skills required by employers. To safeguard jobs, employers will need to act quickly to understand what gets automated and what needs human input. The report shares the types of skills that are likely to be in demand in the coming months and years.
Editor’s note: This report is interesting to get a handle on the types of skills employers will need over the coming months and years. The report has a section on the UK and key skills include innovation, creativity,learning skills, leadership and social influence.
Editor’s note: The CIPD has carried out a large research study into the quality of jobs in the UK. There’s loads of detail to pick over but one statement stands out: “Nearly half of all jobs fail to provide decent career development.” And prospects for development are worse for those in society who are worse off.
Editor’s note: The UK Commission for Employment and Skills has published a report on future careers which identifies 40 jobs for the future. Interesting to see what they are and to think about where L&D fits in and how organisations can encourage and support people into these types of roles.
Editor’s note: Economist Tyler Cowen, who is well worth a read, sets out the salient points . . .
Andrew McAfee sketches out a future in which machines will take on more of the…