Future-proof: preparing young Canadians for the future of work

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Author: Lamb, Creig; Doyle, Sarah

Abstract:

There are a number of major trends that have the potential to shape the future of work, from climate change and resource scarcity to demographic shifts resulting from an aging population and immigration. This report focuses on the need to prepare Canada's youth for a future where a great number of jobs will be rapidly created, altered or made obsolete by technology. No one sector can address this challenge alone. As Canada begins to focus more deliberately on inclusive economic growth, the authors argue that it is paramount for public, private and non-profit sectors to work together to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Outcomes; Technology; Skills and knowledge; Equity

Keywords: Technological change; Trend; Future; Young worker; Entry into working life; Workplace change; Work organisation; Employment opportunity; Employability; Skill needs; Equal opportunity; Social inclusion

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Toronto, Ontario: Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship, 2017

Physical description: 21 p. (report) + 3 p. (executive summary)

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http://brookfieldinstitute.ca/research-analysis/futureproof/

ISBN: 9781926769622

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 128.201

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