With the future of automation on the horizon the best way an employee can defend themselves, and their job, is by learning the skills that are too important to automate. There are a wide range of skills that have been deemed necessary: from technological to social and emotional skills, to basic or higher cognitive skills. Some of these include advanced IT and programming skills, entrepreneurship and initiative-taking, as well as creativity.
This infographic explores a variety of skills that have been deemed the most necessary, as well as the jobs that these skills are most often applied too and therefore are among the safest from being automated. Which of these critical skills do you need to work on to keep your job safe from automation? On the flip side, you can also see which skills are considered to be less critical and the jobs that rely on these are at a higher risk of being automated. What changes will you make to prepare yourself?