Core Skills Needed On The Job Are Changing

42% of core skills required to perform existing jobs are expected to change in the next two years.

We’ve seen it, and we will continue to see the rapid rate of change all around us, brought about by 5G, IoT, AI, and others. The day the Verizon commercial brought it up is the day that you might already be late in the game.

According to the World Economic Forum, by 2022 – 42% of core skills required to perform existing jobs are expected to change in the next two years. That’s staggering and clarifies that each of us should expect that our current jobs and the jobs that we want in the future will require us to upskill. Get ready!

According to Accenture estimates, across G20 countries, failing to meet the skills demand of the new technological era could put at risk $11.5 trillion in potential GDP growth over the next decade. Why? Because of outdated education and workplace training.

Keep in mind that there will be five generations working in the workplace together for the first time in known history. Education and training is an absolute necessity, no longer aimed at just for kids and young adults, but for everyone.

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