Shifting skills, moving targets, and remaking the workforce

From Boston Consulting Group: “A comprehensive look at job listings from 2016 through 2021 reveals significant changes in requested skills, with new skills appearing, some existing skills disappearing, and other existing skills shifting in importance. … In reviewing the five-year data, we detected an acceleration in the pace of change. Nearly three-quarters of jobs changed more from 2019 through 2021 (a CAGR of 22%) than they did from 2016 through 2018 (19%). … Technology is reshaping many, if not most, jobs. … The impact of technology change extends far beyond fields that are intrinsically technical, like IT, engineering, and science and research.”

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