- The nature of work and careers is changing fast - and in the future, the right skills will be prized over academic qualifications alone.
- The COVID-19 slowdown offers employers an opportunity to reshape their hiring practices around this shifting paradigm.
- How well companies can change their mindset will help define their future performance.
For generations, we have spent the first third of our lives acquiring the college degrees we need to find jobs. These degrees are the stamps on our professional passports that paved the way for the remaining two-thirds of our journey. This implies that the nature of our work, along with the skills and knowledge required to execute it, remains unchanged for a lifetime – which of course is no longer true. While our parents likely held one job for life, most of us have had several – and not just jobs but careers, too. Our children can expect to have many jobs and careers through their professional lives – perhaps even at the same time, with the maturing of the gig economy
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