Up-to-Date, Specialized Skills

Market Disruption > Human Talent

Increasing demand for STEM, creative, critical-thinking and subject matter expertise with employees committed to lifelong learning to remain valuable

Illustrative Disruptions

  • STEM demand – Growing need for employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) backgrounds to develop new solutions, conduct R&D activities, and analyze vast amounts of data
  • Creative critical-thinking – Parallel need for smart people able to provide creativity and critical thinking to solve rapidly-evolving problems
  • Subject matter expertise – Shifting focus to high-skilled experts performing custom work, as repetitive tasks automated by robots and AI-based systems
  • Lifelong learning – Pressing requirements to continuously upgrade skills and specializations through institutional or cloud-based education to remain valuable and avoid being displaced by automation