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Worker Skills In The Future

Worker Skills In The Future

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution automates most tasks and expands new fields of knowledge, the skills required in the work market will change.

Creativity and emotional intelligence will become some of the top skills workers will need. With the avalanche of new products, new technologies and new ways of working, workers will need to become more creative in order to benefit from these changes.

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MORE IDEAS FROM The 10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Top 10 Worker Skills In 2020
  1. complex problem solving
  2. critical thinking
  3. creativity
  4. people management
  5. coordinating with others
  6. emotional intelligence
  7. judgment and decision-making
  8. service orientation
  9. negotiation
  10. cognitive flexibility

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Successfully combining mathematical and interpersonal skills will be the gateway to many rewarding opportunities.

Along with mathematical ability, soft skills, like empathy and cooperation, will be crucial as people move between different roles and projects. On the other hand, opportunities for single-skillset jobs will decline.

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Happiness is misunderstood

Happiness is often misunderstood as the presence of positive emotions and the absence of negative ones.

  • It leads to work cultures that put pressure on people to show false positive emotions.
  • Associating being happy with being cheerful all the time creates another problem. Happiness can be classified as less serious and superficial, resulting in universities that avoid developing "happy" graduates.

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Soft Skills

Esteban Bullrich, Argentinian Minister of Education, believes the future work market will be much more dynamic than today’s. 

A country-wide survey of almost 900 companies indicated that soft skills – such as teamwork, knowledge of digital tools, an understanding of rules and regulations, responsibility and commitment – are the most relevant for the future.

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