Four Ways to Bridge the Global Skills Gap
Mihnea Moldoveanu, Kevin Frey, and Bob Moritz weigh in on what it takes to bridge the global skills gap in this new blog for the Harvard Business Review
The global youth employment crisis has implications for social stability and equality that exceed anything we have experienced in our history; 1.3 billion youth — the largest young generation in the history of the planet — are about to attempt to enter the workforce. But are they ready for it?
Jobs historically held by the young are at risk of being automated at an accelerating pace; in a recent survey, 36% of CEOs said they were focused on improving productivity through technology and automation, a number more than double the share of CEOs who said the same in 2016.
Bridging the skills gap is critical to maintaining social stability around the world. And doing so will require the actions of companies and governments together.
Addressing this issue is fundamental to our mission at Generation Unlimited and it’s more important than ever that we take action to better prepare young people with the tools they need for the future.
Read the full article co-authored by Mihnea Moldoveanu, Kevin Frey, and Bob Moritz for the Harvard Business Review below.