A fast changing job landscape
The world of work is changing rapidly, with technology continuing to increasingly shape many different aspects of the workplace at pace. More than ever, employers are looking for recruits who can be adaptable to their changing business and thrive in an ever-evolving working environment. This page explores some of the main factors which are predicted to impact the world of work over the coming years.
The key trends expected to affect the labour market
For new jobseekers and those already in work, the labour market is set to be impacted by some major new trends over the next few years. This opens up a range of exciting opportunities for young people to develop new skills and become work-ready.
Technology that is likely to continue to rise and accelerate:
Trends we are likely to see increasing over the next few years:
By 2025, it’s predicted that:
The scale of opportunity:
Further information and support from LifeSkills
- Read next: To find out more detail about the skills needed for the future, visit this page or check out the LifeSkills guide for students on jobs of the future.
- Get students exploring the world of work further by looking at these real case studies which showcase the roles and skill requirements of different sectors
- Looking for ways to help students become more adaptable in the face of changes? Why not try our lesson plan focused on adaptability