The future of jobs: employment, skills and workforce strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution


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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is interacting with other socio-economic and demographic factors to create a perfect storm of business model change in all industries, resulting in major disruptions to labour markets. New categories of jobs will emerge, partly or wholly displacing others. The skill sets required in both old and new occupations will change in most industries and transform how and where people work. It may also affect female and male workers differently and transform the dynamics of the industry gender gap. [This report] aims to unpack and provide specific information on...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Outcomes; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Industry; Gender

Keywords: Future; Trend; Skill needs; Workforce planning

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: World Economic Forum, 2016

Physical description: vi, 157 p.

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Resource type: Report

Rights: 2016 World Economic Forum. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying and recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system.

Document number: TD/TNC 123.601

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