Future Skills Articles

  • LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner believes the future of work will be shaped by AI, independent workers and skills gaps.

    LinkedIn's CEO: These are The 3 Trends That'll Shape the Future of Work

    October 4, 2017

    At the eighth-annual Talent Connect in Nashville, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner shared his view on the most important trends impacting the global workforce. “There are really three themes that are worth calling out,” Weiner said. “AI and automation, the skills gap, and the rise of independent work.” Those three trends will transform the way employers hire, develop...

  • These are the skills HR professionals need to learn to stay ahead over the next five years.

    Want to be a Great HR Professional in 5 Years? Master These 4 Skills

    September 25, 2017

    There’s arguably no department that has more to gain over the next five years than human resources (and it’s many related functions, like learning and development and recruiting). Virtually every expert we talked to for our future skills campaign said something along these lines: there will be a lot of change over the next five years that’ll require “mentally...

  • These are the skills that'll become increasingly more important to learning and development professionals over the next five years.

    Want to be a Great L&D Pro in 5 Years? Master These 4 Skills

    September 25, 2017

    The next five years will offer a great opportunity for learning and development pros. Not too long ago, many organizations treated employees as a commodity who could easily be replaced, as they were expected to do exactly what their job description entailed. But, with AI automating most of those jobs, what’s left are positions that require either outstanding...

  • These are the skills that project managers need to learn over the next five years to stay ahead.

    Want to be a Great Project Manager in 5 Years? Master These...

    September 25, 2017

    To understand the skills that’ll become more important to project managers over the next five years, you need to start with the skills...

  • These are the skills creative professionals need to learn over the next five years to stay ahead.

    Want to be a Great Creative Professional in 5 Years? Master...

    September 25, 2017

    Virtually all industries are expected to go under extreme change over the next five years. And yet, when we asked creative experts...

  • These are the skills salespeople will need to learn over the next five years to stay ahead.

    Want to be a Great Salesperson in 5 Years? Master These 4...

    September 25, 2017

    Sales is an interesting field. Because in some ways, it will never change. And, in other ways, it changes all the time. Whether today,...