You@Work

Ten Technologies That Are Shaping The Future of Work

Rapid changes that are impacting both society and the work place are being fueled by techology. This creates new pressures on workers to change the way they prepare and plan for modern day careers. These changes also require employers to undertake programs to ensure a qualified workforce.

As these pressures increase, the demand for an educated and technologically skilled workforce will require more emphasis on career planning. The 21st century requires that individuals and firms both actively engage in workforce preparation for future employment to ensure personal, corporate and national prosperity.

You@Work focuses on relevant technologies that can impact jobs and careers. This visual presentation will illustrate how industries such as healthcare, media, manufacturing, automative et al. have been transformed in a relatively short period of time.

Some of the key technologies that will change the way we work today and tomorrow include mobile devices, social technologies, big data and analytics, sensors, gaming, robotics, artificial intelligence, mobile devices, virtual reality, 3D and voice recognition.

Participants will learn about:

  1. Societal Changes - Globalization and shifting demographics are creating new workplace structures.
  2. Technology Innovations - Emerging technologies provide new opportunities to integrate multimedia, gaming, mobility, social networking, and robotics in the workforce
  3. The Future of Work - Societal and technological changes are creating new forms of collaboration and productivity; How do individuals and organizations need to adapt to ensure a sustainable workforce?
  4. Future Careers - New forms of delivering education are disrupting traditional institutional structures; the new workforce demands increased educational relevance along with technology proficiency.
  5. The Future of You - What do you need to do to prepare yourself for a career in technology advanced world? How can individuals take a more proactive role in their education, skills and career development?

Careers 3.0

Creating Tomorrow’s Workforce

Careers 3.0 explores how individuals, businesses and higher education institutions can prepare for the careers of the future. Rapid changes in society and work, fueled by technology, are creating new pressures on workers, employers and educators to change. These pressures include an increased demand for an educated and skilled workforce, technology relevancy, and a propensity for lifelong learning. The 21st century requires preparing the workforce for future employment to ensure personal and national prosperity. Our new society requires that individuals play an active role in their professional development and chart their own career paths.

This visual presentation will outline current trends, research, and shifts in technology and society that change the way workers, educators and employers need to advance the workforce of the future.

Topics include:

  1. Societal Changes - Globalization and shifting demographics are creating new workplace structures; Women are a rising force in the labor economy and in workplace leadership
  2. Technology Innovations - Emerging technologies provide new opportunities to integrate multimedia, gaming, mobility, social networking, and robotics in the workforce
  3. The Future of Work - Societal and technological changes are creating new forms of collaboration and productivity; How do individuals and organizations need to adapt to ensure a sustainable workforce?
  4. The Future of Higher Education - New forms of delivering education are disrupting traditional institutional structures; the new workforce demands increased educational relevance
  5. The Future of You - What do you need to do to prepare yourself for your future career?  How can individuals take a more proactive role in their education, skills and career development?
 
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