1. THE FUTURE OF SKILLS & JOBS
- Ashwin Swaminathan
CEO for One Month Finalist
2. WHY FUTURE OF SKILLS & JOBS?
Open ended topic – brings my perspective
Coherently connects relevant issues and other
Visionary goal aligned with Adecco values
Responsibility of Adecco as bellwether of Industry
80% people hate their jobs *
3. EVOLUTION & AUTOMATION – I
Hunting, farming to tools
Everyone needing to make food, to no one!
All manual labor – mechanized (Industrial Age)
Intelligent, self-teaching robots make white-collar jobs
obsolete (Decision making)
Technology evolves faster than biology (Automation,
Data Science, Machine Learning and Social Networks,
Artificial Intelligence, IOT, Nanotech, Genetic and
7. EVOLUTION & AUTOMATION - V
45% of all workforce could lose Jobs!
Skilled humans unemployed for no fault of theirs?
Trend-setters change the system and drive trends
Look to anticipate, drive change, evolve workforce,
facilitate passion at work and make life better
8. EVOLUTION (SOCIOLOGICAL FACTORS) - I
Demographic- Ageing Population
Changing work environments shaped by ICT
Growing desire for greater work-life balance
Shift to Asia, growing economic power of countries
10. HOW TRENDS ARE MOVING
35% of core skills will change from 2015 to 2020
11. HUMAN ELEMENT – SKILLS FOR FUTURE
Leadership and Entrepreneurship
Morals, ethics, values, responsibility
Importance of HR booms
19. HOW DO WE MAKE WORKFORCE READY?
Education system built for Industrial Age
Talent survey – 35% of 38,000 employers in US are
Coming East, every year 5 lakh out of 30 lakh
graduating students are employed!
20. HOW DO WE MAKE WORKFORCE READY?
Change starts from elementary education system
system, upbringing, culture, attitude, beliefs and
Focus shift from IQ to EQ and SQ
Create global citizens
Make static part solid – Pareto Analysis, with
extensive R&D on the dynamic part to drive
21. CHANGES BEING DRIVEN
Educational Institutions – Harvard’sTalerang
Corporates drive change – sustainability initiatives
Adecco – CEO for One Month; Way to Work
Creates all-round, well developed early stage
professionals – bridges gap of work readiness
22. UNDERSTANDING TO EFFECT CHANGES -
Volatile global environment
Effective regulatory framework
Technology & Automation
Sociology and Diversity