Technology is changing the world of work

December 9, 2019 at 8:46 PM Tags: recruitment, young people, talent, skills

With the war for talent waging on and companies struggling to recruit, many organisations are considering the structure and size of their workforce. 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven't been invented yet. We could automate 50% of the world’s current work activities.

The question that naturally arises: how do we prepare young people for a world we know almost nothing about ?

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Teach mindset, rather than hard facts 🧠

Instead of giving students information about chemistry and physics, we should teach them how to THINK like scientists, how to design experiments, how to distinguish the evidence that is scientifically investigable from the one that is not.

Teach social and emotional skills 💙

Innovation is not just about creativity.

Innovation has to do with persistence, being able to organize your ideas, being able to work with people who think DIFFERENTLY from you.

Teach the right attitudes and values 🎶

Being competent in the digital revolution means having the capacity and skills to mobilise the social, emotional and cognitive resources in a given context.

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Performing a skills audit with your employees will help uncover their capabilities and the areas that may be lacking. This is also an opportunity to identify their career goals and aspirations, which will help with retention efforts and succession planning.

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Written by Alison.B