50% of all employees will need to reskill by 2025
World Economic Forum reports that 50% of all employees will need to reskill by 2025, with 40% of workers requiring reskilling of 6 months or less. This astounding percentage has accelerated since the pandemic and signifies that leaders must develop a plan for their employees – establishing skill gaps, creating a vision roadmap and determining resources required for them to reskill or upskill.
So, what are the very top list of skills leaders need for their workforce? Critical thinking and problem-solving are at the top list of skills — emerging skills such as active learning, resilience, stress tolerance and flexibility are also expanding. More granular data tracking for specialized skills needed comes from LinkedIn with titles such as project manager, digital marketing and human computer interaction.
THE TOP 10 SKILLS FOR THE WORKPLACE FOR BY 2025