What key competencies are needed in the digital age?: the impact of automation on employees, companies and education

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Author: Zobrist, Luc; Brandes, Dennis


The impact of automation and digitalisation on the world of work is likely to increase further in the years to come. This study discusses the associated effects on the Swiss labour force and highlights what competencies will be particularly sought after in the future. The study also looks into how the education system and companies should respond to these changes. Key findings are that: (1) automation generates employment growth - in future years automation is likely to continue to create more jobs than it destroys and transformation in occupational roles and the shifting of jobs both...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Outcomes; Teaching and learning; Management

Keywords: Skill needs; Technological change; Employment opportunity; Workplace change; Employability; Education and training needs; Recruitment; Talent management; Trend; Future

Geographic subjects: Switzerland; Europe

Published: [Zurich, Switzerland]: Deloitte AG, 2017

Physical description: 56 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 128.810

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