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Reskilling Revolution Needed for the Millions of Jobs at Risk Due to Technological Disruption

January 23, 2018View for printing

Without reskilling, only 2% of workers would have an optimal opportunity to transition to new jobs - while 16% would have none at all

A new report, Towards a Reskilling Revolution: A Future of Jobs for All, finds that, with 1.4 million US jobs alone expected to disrupted by technology and other factors between now and 2026, of which 57% belong to women, a huge effort is needed to safeguard workers from the Fourth Industrial Revolution

* The positive finding from the report is that with adequate reskilling, 95% of the most immediately at-risk workers would find good-quality, higher-wage work in growing job families

https://www.weforum.org/press/2018/01 ... -disruption

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Retraining and reskilling workers in the age of automation

Executives increasingly see investing in retraining and "upskilling" existing workers as an urgent business priority that companies, not governments, must lead on.

By Pablo Illanes, Susan Lund, Mona Mourshed, Scott Rutherford, and Magnus Tyreman

https://www.mckinsey.com/global-theme ... 5a11363b2d9
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