2025 feels like a long way away, however, reading this article on how the types of jobs in demand by then will change, it hit me that the change has already started and is accelerating its momentum!
Of particular interest to me, as we have embraced it at Collingwood, is a culture of personal learning and individuals taking responsibility for their own growth. Podcasts, learning apps and other learning opportunities via Social Media and various technologies is already with us and gaining in popularity. Clincial training courses held in classrooms will be a thing of the past which is great, in my view.
It is great to see that Healthcare will continue to gain a higher profile in society with employers taking a more active role in employee well being.
So how different will it be in 2025!
The World Economic Forum’s 2016 report, The Future of Jobs, estimates that 5 million jobs will be lost to automation by 2020 and that the number will keep growing. Jobs that once seemed like "safe bets"—office workers and administrative personnel, manufacturing, and even law—will be hit hardest, the report estimates. "There are some overarching shifts poised to change the nature of work itself over the next decade," says Devin Fidler, research director at Institute for the Future, a nonprofit research center focused on long-term forecasting. That includes a demand for new skills and strategies that could help people to thrive in future work environments,