Employment and Jobs

Towards a Reskilling Revolution: A Future of Jobs for All

January 22, 2018  • World Economic Forum

UpSkill America is pleased to share this resource from one of our partners in the upskilling movement.

For companies, reskilling and upskilling strategies will be critical if they are to find the talent they need and to contribute to socially responsible approaches to the future of work. For policy-makers, reskilling and retraining the existing workforce are essential levers to fuel future economic growth, enhance societal resilience in the face of technological change and pave the way for future-ready education systems for the next generation of workers.

Yet while there has been much forecasting on transformations in labour markets, few practical approaches exist to identifying reskilling and job transition opportunities. Towards a Reskilling Revolution: A Future of Jobs for All provides a valuable new tool that will help individual workers, companies, and governments to prioritize their actions and investments. Using big data analytics of online job postings, the methodology in this report demonstrates the power of a data-driven approach to discover reskilling pathways and job transition opportunities.

To read this report by the World Economic Forum, visit weforum.org/reports/towards-a-reskilling-revolution.

 

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