The hybrid job economy: how new skills are rewriting the DNA of the job market

This report provides an analysis of hybridization in jobs, drawing on data from nearly one billion current and historical job postings. More and more jobs are 'hybrids,' combining skill sets that never used to be found in the same job, such as marketing and statistical analysis, or design and programming. Certain skills are acting as hybridizing forces, spreading across different roles. Fully one-quarter of all occupations in the U.S. economy show strong signs of hybridization, and they are almost universally the fastest-growing and highest-paying - and also the most resistant to automation. S ... Show more

Authors: Sigelman, Matthew; Bittle, Scott; Markow, Will; Francis, Benjamin

Published: Boston, Massachusetts, Burning Glass Technologies, 2019

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 20 p.

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