AI skills crisis must be prioritized by businesses worldwide

AI skills crisis must be prioritized by businesses worldwide
AI is permeating every part of our lives – from supply chains to customer service and with promising impact. By 2030, AI is projected to add US$15 trillion to the global economy and boost enterprise profitability by an average of 38% by 2035 . However, the AI skills crisis is recognized as the biggest barrier for wider AI adoption, preventing it from fulfilling its true potential. The gap has emerged because of the accelerating pace of digitalization in the workplace, challenging our education system to prepare and train students with the skills needed to meet the demands of today’s world.

Skills in demand, skills in decline

Skills in demand, skills in decline
We may look back on 2020 as the year when the future of work truly arrived. The question for learning and development professionals is how to take stock of a difficult, tumultuous year and navigate what is ahead. Now, more than ever, the decisions we make around investments will determine how our talent navigates the volatility. A consensus is growing that views skills as the new micro currency for those investments, and we now have a granularity of talent data that enables us to analyze our workforces at levels never before possible.

Read more here: https://www.chieflearningofficer.com/2020/12/15/skills-in-demand-skills-in-decline/

Here’s a wild thought: Let’s recognise and teach skills the future generation will actually need

Here’s a wild thought: Let’s recognise and teach skills the future generation will actually need

When you sit with someone being told they are going die, how the diagnosis is delivered is as important as what it actually is. And yet, the bedside manner of our medical specialists is largely seen as irrelevant next to their ability to diagnose and treat.

Read more here: https://www.smartcompany.com.au/people-human-resources/training-development/skills-resilient-occupations-future-workforce/

New guide for where future jobs will be

New guide for where future jobs will be

Perhaps unsurprisingly, jobs in health care and social assistance have proved the most resilient occupations during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, a new report by the National Skills Commission has also found education and training, construction and mining are among occupations that have best been able to stand up to the impact of the coronavirus impact.

Read more here: https://au.news.yahoo.com/guide-where-future-jobs-163018236–spt.html