On 20 October 2020 the “Future of Jobs Report 2020” was released, a report advanced by the World Economic Forum. This report seeks to clarify the impacts of the pandemic on the labour market in 2020, contextualised by the long history of economic cycles we have already experienced, and also what the future prospects are regarding the adoption of technology, employmentand skills for the next five years.
Thus, it was created a top15 skills that will be fundamental for the labour market in 2025, where the adoption of new technologies has a significant weight.
While some of these skills have remained consistent since 2016, namely critical thinking and problem solving, new skills such as resilience, stress tolerance, flexibility and active learning are now considered fundamental.
Top 10 Skills 2025
Analytical thinking and innovation
Active learning and learning strategies, Complex problem solving
Critical thinking and analysis
Creativity, originality and initiative, Leadership and social influence
Technology use, monitoring and control
Technology design and programming
Resilience, stress tolerance and flexibility
Source: Future of Jobs Report 2020, Word Economic Forum