Towards a reskilling revolution: a future of jobs for all

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World Economic Forum
Boston Consulting Group (BCG)


As the types of skills needed in the labour market change rapidly, individual workers will have to engage in life-long learning if they are to achieve fulfilling and rewarding careers. For companies, reskilling and upskilling strategies will be critical if they are to find the talent they need and to contribute to socially responsible approaches to the future of work. For policy-makers, reskilling and retraining the existing workforce are essential levers to fuel future economic growth, enhance societal resilience in the face of technological change and pave the way for future-ready...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Employment; Technology

Keywords: Skill analysis; Skill needs; Job requirements; Skill upgrading; Retraining; Strategic planning; Technological change; Statistical method; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: World Economic Forum, 2018

Physical description: 37 p.

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Statement of responsibility: [World Economic Forum] in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 131.412

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