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How Digital Transformation Drives Demand for IT Talent

How Digital Transformation Drives Demand for IT Talent

IDC explored the impact that Digital Transformation (DX) will have on job skills and emerging roles within an enterprise organization. DX-related job roles focus on extracting and developing the value and utility of information, making business operations more effective and accelerating workforce transformation.

via Digital Lifescapes

Davos: Why the World is Facing a Reskilling Emergency

Davos: Why the World is Facing a Reskilling Emergency

More than 1 billion jobs, almost one-third of all jobs worldwide, are likely to be transformed by technology in the next decade, according to OECD estimates. By just 2022, the World Economic Forum estimates 133 million new jobs in major economies will be created to meet the demands of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

via World Economic Forum

Global Skills Index: Macro Trends in Talent Demand

Global Skills Index: Macro Trends in Talent Demand

“The problem continues to be exacerbated by the speed of technology development, with the most sought-after skills seemingly more difficult to come by, creating a real global skills dilemma and causing those unemployed to lose confidence, in turn pushing up underemployment and reducing wage pressure, as well as output.”

via Hays

The Impact of Tech Skills-Related Poverty in America

Impact of Tech Skills-Related Poverty in America

“Roughly three-in-ten adults with household incomes below $30,000 a year (29%) don’t own a smartphone. More than four-in-ten don’t have home broadband services (44%) or a traditional computer (46%). And a majority of lower-income Americans are not tablet owners.”

via World Economic Forum

Cyberstates: Outlook for U.S. IT Employment Growth

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The outlook for future employment growth remains positive. Cyberstates projects the base of U.S. technology occupation employment will grow to 8.6 million by 2026. Retirements will put even more pressure to meet the need for tech talent, according to CompTIA.

via CompTIA

Employee Engagement is Critical to Business Results

Employee Engagement is Critical to Business Results

Globally, employee engagement is low, and has been low for at least the last two decades. The latest Gartner Global Talent Monitor finds that only 32% of employees globally report high levels of intent to stay and only 14% report high levels of discretionary effort day-to-day.

via Gartner

American States Most Vulnerable to Job Automation

American States Most Vulnerable to Job Automation

“Study results: It determined that the 10 U.S. states where workers are most vulnerable to robot-replacement are Nevada, South Dakota, Wyoming, Louisiana, Montana, South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Texas, and Alabama.”

via World Economic Forum