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Employment Trends Quiz

Employment Trends Quiz Beta

Employment Trends Quiz Description

Key factors expected to influence the new world of work are:

  • Organization structure and infrastructure

  • Smaller organizations with more opportunities to cooperate and collaborate

  • Flexible floor plans with more working from home and hot desks

  • New rob roles introduced to lead and guide culture, diversity, and inclusion

  • Emphasis on wellbeing with healthier environments

  • Recognizing employees as individuals with initiatives such as bring your pet to work

  • New technologies to enable virtual water cooler conversations and smarter

  • Workers cooperating, collaborating, and partnering with automation and robots

  • Occupations:

  • Increased opportunities related to agriculture, trades, and construction

  • Automation and robotics will take on more tasks currently performed by humans

  • Only one in five workers are in future relevant jobs

  • All products and jobs will use technology in one form or another

  • Competencies:

  • Social and emotional intelligence skills to enable effective communication, cooperation, collaboration, and conflict resolution

  • Creativity, curiosity, and courage will be appreciated

  • Leaders will be compassionate

  • Higher cognitive thinking and technological skills will be rewarded well

Awareness of the current and future work trends paves the way for you to adapt and help yourself stay relevant.

How is Employment Changing?

Future jobs will allow flexibility like never before. The variety of ways in which workers will be able to engage with an organization are many:

Accepting the New Trends in Employment

Concern about a "jobless future" has never been greater. Researchers and leaders suggest that workers will increasingly be a surplus to what organizations need in a world of automation and artificial intelligence (AI).

Or, as Stanford University's Jerry Kaplan says in his best-selling book, it won't be long before "humans need not apply." The need of the hour is to move beyond fear toward adapting to the new world and adopting the practices and awareness of what the future may hold.

Why should I take this quiz?

The future of work is being shaped by two powerful forces: the growing adoption of automation and robotics in the workplace and the need for new skills and talents.

What changes could be in store for the workplace, the workforce, and the nature of work itself? What is my current level of awareness of the future of work? Can I be in the right place at the right time? How will technology change in the coming years?

Take this quiz to get answers to these questions.