Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the nature of the workplace was changing. A study from the World Economic Forum in 2020 estimated that approximately 85 million jobs could be displaced by increasing automation. The pandemic didn’t change this number—it simply accelerated the change.
However, the same study also noted that there is potential for nearly 97 million new jobs to arise based on the changing integration between humans and technology.1
In order to take advantage of these new positions, workers will need upskilling and reskilling to close any gaps between their current skills base and the skills that will be necessary for new positions.
To help you understand the potential value of reskilling and upskilling for your team, we've explored the following topics and questions: