Jobs of the Future: Where will we be working in 2030? [in the media]

Thursday, January 23, 2014

The jobs of today will not be the jobs of tomorrow. It is not just young people who are affected by economic shifts as they consider their area of study, but all working Australians will experience the demographic shifts and technological trends taking place over the coming decades.

To future-proof careers, looking at the big picture trends to define future growth areas is essential.

Technological influences are creating massive jobs and opportunities, bringing other jobs to an end. From manufacturing becoming automated, robotic processes replacing jobs, driverless vehicles and the emergence of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) replacing human navigation, and automated pickers reducing the demand for some plant operators, new technologies are replacing old roles. However, technology also creates new careers and opportunities. For example, in less than a decade, cloud computing, social media, and wireless devices have created roles such as teleworking coordinators, app developers, social media managers, and digital analysts.

Demographic changes such as Australia’s ageing population is creating new demand and opportunities, not just for the aged care sector but also for retirement service agents. Australia’s record birth rates and more affluent parents are creating new childcare services and carer roles. From cultural diversity to changing family structures, population shifts create new demands and industries.

Today’s average school leavers will have 17 employers in 5 industry sector across their lifetime. Traditionally, even a generation ago, people stayed 10 years in a career, but today’s average work tenure is just 3 years and 4 months per job.

Mark McCrindle joins Tarsh and James live from Manly beach on Network Ten Wake Up. Mark describes that the key for tomorrow’s employee is being innovative, not thinking in terms of a ‘career-for-life,’ but pursuing a broad range of easily-adaptable skills.

“Being nimble is key,” Mark says, “As all of us will be living longer and working later than ever before.”


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