Is an Engineering or Technical degree all that you need to secure a professional future? Is a PMP a guarantee of future project success? Or are there more “subtle” elements or skills required to future job security and success?
According to the World Economic Forum’s 2020 “Future of Jobs Report”, you not only need a technical tertiary education, but also a handful of increasingly important skills:
These skills will become increasingly important as the 4th Industrial Revolution picks up speed and we find ourselves in more Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (‘VUCA’) times. If there is one lesson that 2020 taught all of us, it is to be tech savvy, adaptable and be able to cope with significant disruption. Mastering these and the above skills is however not that easy! To determine if you are exercising your VUCA muscles, or in a comfort zone, ask yourself the following questions:
Being in a safe, predictable workplace is not wrong, but are you ready when your “cheese gets moved”? Take a critical look at yourself and determine if you are safe, scared or prepared for the future!
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