Blurring lines: how business and technology skills are merging to create high opportunity hybrid jobs

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Burning Glass Technologies (Firm) (U.S.)
General Assembly (Firm)


Over the last several years, new tools have made programming and data analysis accessible to users with far less training and technical expertise than ever before. This has had a democratizing effect on these fields, with technical and analytical functions no longer the exclusive domain of 'experts' but rather undertaken within a range of business and marketing roles. A new class of hybrid jobs, which combine programming skills and 'offline skills' such as analysis, design, or marketing, have emerged or assumed increasingly important functions in the digital economy. Changes in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Skills and knowledge; Labour market; Employment

Keywords: Labour demand; Technological change; Digital skills; Employment opportunity; Skill needs; Wage

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Boston, Massachusetts: Burning Glass Technologies, 2015

Physical description: 18 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 137.1118

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