Envisioning the Workforce of the Future

What does the workforce of the future look like?

What does the workforce of the future look like? As technology and automation rewrite industry and workplace structures and norms, the way we view work is changing fundamentally.

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, “Workforce of the future: The competing forces shaping 2030,” provides businesses with a roadmap to the future of employment and industry. By pairing predictions about the future with survey responses from workers and business leaders about their views on the future, the document offers a compelling look at the business world of tomorrow. Perhaps the best news is most people seem ready for whatever might be coming.

While 37 percent of respondents said they were worried about automation eliminating jobs, twice as many—74 percent—expressed readiness to learn new skills to prepare for the new challenges of the workforce.

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