I love the line, ” The half-life of skills (currently at 5 years) continues to decrease rapidly, and work is being constantly reinvented.”
This is good news for those of us in the learning and performance industry…it also reinforces the need for each of us to be constantly learning new skills too, in order to continue to be of value to our clients/learners.
Some interesting facts:
- Baby Boomers are retiring at a rate of 10,000 per day, leaving behind a huge hole in organizational knowledge and leadership.
- 51% of Millennials expect they will have to retrain in response to increased use of automation in the workplace.
- 41% of Millennials say they prefer to communicate electronically at work than face to face or even over the telephone.
- Three-quarters (75%) of Millennials believe that access to technology makes them more effective at work.