How Will Future Trends Influence the Way We Learn and Work? Prepare to Think Differently
Concurrent Session 3
Generalist vs Specialists, The Hybrid Job Market, The Gig Economy, The Distributed Workforce, Automation and Machine Learning – these are just some of the trends affecting the future of work. Those who succeed will be self-motivated, continuous learners, constantly building skills not resumes. Individuals will need to be lifelong learners who will work longer in life and engage in more careers. Digital, social and technology skills are already required in many jobs and are less the purview of experts. How will we prepare students and ourselves to think differently, and build a diverse network for creativity, collaboration and innovation?