Future of Work

Welcome to Future of Work and the Future of Jobs

Over the next 10 years leaders and organizations will continue navigating shifts in the human workforce and transformation due to technology and AI automation. The 2021 Report on Future of Work from McKinsey & Company provides key insights. The Future of Work reimagines the physical dimension of work and prioritizes equable access to digital technology. From the 2020 Report on the Future of Jobs from the World Economic Forum, we see an accelerated

  • Pace of technology adoption
  • Automation of tasks fuels job destruction
  • Jobs of tomorrow continue to rise
  • Reskilling & upskilling human talent

What does the future of work mean for your business?

Skidmore Consulting prepares organizations for the future of work through strategic leadership consulting and upskills the workforce and reskills talent through a variety of online learning opportunities. Have you thought about ‘what’ the future of work and the future of jobs is for the next 5, 10, 15+ years? Have you considered how you might ensure today that your leaders are making decisions that will position your organization for success in the future?

transformative insights from the McKinsey & Company Future of Work Report

  • In the computer‐based office work arena, 70% of time could be spent working remotely without losing effectiveness.
  • Workers will need to learn more social and emotional skills, as well as technological skills, in order to move into occupations in higher wage brackets.
  • Businesses can reimagine where and how work is done and increase reskilling efforts.
  • 20– 25% of the workforce in advanced economies could work remotely three to five days a week without losing effectiveness.
  • The finance, management, professional services, and information sectors have the highest potential for remote work.

Critical leadership perspective for the future of jobs report from the World Economic Forum

  • 40% of workers will require reskilling of six months or less.
  • 94% of business leaders report that they expect employees to pick up new skills on the job, a sharp uptake from 65% in 2018.
  • 84% of employers are set to rapidly digitalize working processes, including a significant expansion of remote work—with the potential to move 44% of their workforce to operate remotely. 

human talent skills needed for the future of work

  • Leadership Skills
  • Social Skills
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving

Ready for the future of work?