Essential Skills for Future Workplace

Dec 14, 2022

The skills that will be crucial in tomorrow’s workplace are shifting. Researchers believe that a mix of skills both technical and soft will be necessary for all employees to thrive. With regards to technical skills, a recent Gartner survey found that the most crucial digital skills for tomorrow’s workplace includes: social media, digital marketing, software development, programming, web and app development, and software engineering. While technical skills will remain important, cognitive capabilities and culture fit1 are emerging as equally crucial and researchers cite following as key skills in an automated workplace:

• Analytical thinking

• Communication

• Innovation

  • Active learning
  • Learning strategies
  • Complex problem-solving skills
  • Self-leadership