Technological breakthroughs hold incredible promise and opportunity for global economic growth. However, innovation also introduces risks – in particular, the disappearance of existing jobs as new careers emerge. In this macrolevel analysis, the World Economic Forum assesses the state of the world’s job market across nations, businesses and industries through the timeframe of 2018–2022. Company and government leaders interested in current and future employment prospects will find this exhaustive report an essential read.
In this summary, you will learn
- How the employment market will change from 2018 to 2022,
- Why technology and human capital are critical aspects of the emerging labor dynamic, and
- What employers and employees can do to manage the transition effectively.
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