What are the top 10 skills you will need to thrive in 2020?
Complex Problem Solving
The skill to see relationships between industries and craft creative solutions to problems that are yet to appear is a must to keep up with Artificial Intelligence (AI) machines.
People who can turn data into insightful interpretations due to the complexity increase with interconnectedness within various fields like computer science, engineering and biology.
The quality of randomness and the ability to build something out of ideas is a skill that will pay off now and in the future.
Robots may acquire analytical and mathematical skills, but they can’t replace humans in leadership and managerial roles that require people skills.
Coordinating with Others
Effective communication and team collaboration skills will be a top demand among job candidates in any industry.
Qualities that relate to emotional intelligence such as empathy and curiosity will be a big consideration factor for hiring managers of the future.
Judgment and Decision-Making
The ability to condense vast amounts of data, with the help of data analytics, into insightful interpretations and measured decisions is a skill that will be useful in the information age.
People who know the importance of offering value to clients in the form of services and assistance will be in demand as businesses would want to provide solutions to the problems of society.
The ability to negotiate with businesses and individuals to come up with a win-win situation is a skill that will be needed to survive in affected industries.
The ability to switch between different personas to accommodate the challenge at hand will be important to be successful in combined industries.
World Economic Forum: 10 skills you’ll need to survive the rise of automation