Towards a Reskilling Revolution

Organizational Author(s): World Economic Forum

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This report introduces a new methodology built on innovative new data from 50 million online job postings, encompassing 15,000 unique skills, collected over a two-year period by Burning Glass Technologies, the data partner for the report. Combined with labor market statistics from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the data used in the study covers 958 unique types of jobs.

Towards a Reskilling Revolution: A Future of Jobs for All provides a valuable new tool that will help individual workers, companies, and governments to prioritize their actions and investments. Using big data analytics of online job postings, the methodology in this report demonstrates the power of a data-driven approach to discover reskilling pathways and job transition opportunities. The methodology can be applied to a variety of taxonomies of job requirements and sources of data.

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Posted: 2/21/2018 12:07 PM
Posted By: Maisha Meminger
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