I’ve posted below what the Federal Government thinks will be the jobs of the future.
You can use Job Outlook to discover the skills that are usually needed for a job. There are more than 1000 career profiles on Job Outlook.
It’s a pretty good take from the current perspective and underlines the pragmatic nature of employment in the future.
It’s one reason why arts and humanities degrees may be downgraded. The focus is mainly on STEM subjects.
Unfortunately, gazing in the a crystal ball is fraught with problems. The first is that like the Coronavirus, no one can predict the future.
No one saw the crash of 1929, the rise of mass manufacturing or even the spread of suburbs.
While skills may be the language of the workplace, I believe the real focus will be on the nature of work itself. But we’ll see.
Even so, one expects for the next ten years that the career bent will be towards applied trades, data-based work and STEM allied vocations and professions.