The future of jobs report 2020


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World Economic Forum


This report maps the jobs and skills of the future, tracking the pace of change. The [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdowns and related global recession of 2020 have created a highly uncertain outlook for the labour market and accelerated the arrival of the future of work. The report aims to shed light on: (1) the pandemic-related disruptions thus far in 2020, contextualized within a longer history of economic cycles, and (2) the expected outlook for technology adoption, jobs and skills in the next five years. Despite the currently high degree of uncertainty, the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Employment; Industry; Workforce development; Technology; Equity

Keywords: Economic conditions; Education and training needs; Human capital; Economic recession; Social aspects; Skill needs; Skill development; Skill upgrading; Online learning; Displaced worker; Future; Employment creation

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: World Economic Forum, 2020

Physical description: 162 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 133.829; TD/TNC 123.601

'The future of jobs report 2018' is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 133.829.
The first report 'The future of jobs: employment, skills and workforce strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution' from 2016 is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 123.601.

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 142.301

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