Preparing Young People For The Demands of The Future Workplace
It’s an often cited but still astonishing fact that a person who saw the Wright brothers’ first flight at Kitty Hawk in 1903 could easily have lived long enough to witness Neil Armstrong walking on the moon in 1969. The pace of change in the world since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution has been quite incredible, but the changes we will experience in the next few decades are set to dwarf what has gone before.
This will be particularly true in the workplace: a report by the Oxford Martin School estimates that up to 47% of jobs in the USA could disappear through mechanization and computerization by 2035. Young people entering the workplace in the next few years will be facing a set of challenges that their parents could never have envisaged. In order to succeed in this new environment it is essential that they are prepared as early as possible for its demands, which is one of the vital aspects of my Vision Camps for those about to enter the adult world.
One of the biggest changes in the workplace will be the virtual abolition of the traditional corporate […]