Future of Work is comprised of challenges we need to overcome to reskill existing workforce to outdo machines inefficiency related tasks, focusing on building people-to-people skills and developing a new workforce with skill sets that can fit into job roles which would be created in the future. Efficient planning for future skills development by the government, human resource training by industry, reskilling of existing workforce in high-risk jobs and upskilling of job seekers to stay industry relevant; are all collective actions to be taken by various stakeholders, to prepare ourselves for THE FUTURE OF WORK.
It’s important to learn from the past and prepare ourselves for the future. Here’s a brief overview of the developments in the past that have considerably impacted our lives.
Industrial Revolutions have brought about new changes in world economies, created new world leaders due to the birth of new industries and brought more efficiency into our lives. Jobs have been created and eliminated along the way and job roles have been redefined to suit changing needs. Let’s have a look at the changes we have seen –
1st Industrial Revolution (Circa 1780’s)
2nd Industrial Revolution (Circa 1910’s)
3rd Industrial Revolution (Circa 1970’s)
4th Industrial Revolution (Today)
There are various Demographic, Socio-Economic as well as Technological Drivers of change which are impacting the Future of Work and Jobs, in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Era. This series will focus on providing you with various industry-specific examples of change, tools to reskill and upskill yourself, interviews from leaders preparing for this change within their organizations and a simplified view of the various industry and government reports on the topic.
Note: This article was taken from LinkedIn, written by Alok Medikepura Anil
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