Pros And Cons Of Future Jobs

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In many industries and countries, most in-demand occupations or specialties did not exist 10 or even five years ago, and the pace of change is set to accelerate. According to World Economic Forum (2016), 65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that don’t yet exist. Therefore, most businesses currently facing major recruitment challenges and talent shortages, a pattern already evident in the results and set to get worse over the next five years.
World Economic Forum (2016) stated that there is a strong growth in Computer and Mathematical and Architecture and Engineering related fields. However, the recruitment is currently perceived as most difficult for traditional middle-skilled and skilled trade occupations, which includes Installation and Maintenance, as well as for Architecture and Engineering and Computer and Mathematical roles.
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Job opportunities are increasingly concentrated in low-skill, low-wage occupations such as food service and personal care. (020) In high wage countries, activities involving direct human interactions are more highly valued. The proportion of these jobs is growing. (002)
Science and Technology Minister Pichet Durongkaveroj said STEM Education “was crucial for Thailand's workforce to achieve the government's target of a 4% annual growth rate for industrial and labour productivity.” 7 July

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