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Nov. 19, 2018
“...the new report found that four skills emerge when looking at what will be required for individuals to succeed in 4IR: Workforce readiness: Basic skills such as time management, personal presentation and attendance are critical. Soft skills: As humans increasingly work alongside robots, uniquely human skills, such as creativity, complex problem solving, emotional intelligence and critical thinking, will be irreplaceable by machines. Technical skills: New employment opportunities are being created through technology. Jobs that are currently going unfilled often require industry-specific technical skills and targeted training. Entrepreneurship: As the gig economy grows, youths’ ability to be innovative, creative and take initiative to launch new ventures will be critical. Financial investment alone will not employ 1.8 billion youth. Instead, new system-wide approaches are needed.”