Skills of the Future: 10 Skills You’ll Need to Thrive in 2020

This is a guest post by Guthrie-Jensen.

We’ve been going through a series of dramatic changes in many facets of our lives as technology advances by leaps and bounds.

Our social, economic and professional statuses are being reshaped through innovations we use on a daily basis.

With our adaptive nature, we’ve evolved and have become well-adjusted to these changes, and with it, have also gained the foresight of what is to come.

With the way things are moving along, there will be massive changes in the professional industry.

This is the reason why you should be prudent enough to learn the skills of the future that would help you adapt to new technology.

Pretty soon, there will be jobs that can be done without any direct involvement of humans, which may sound a bit distressing if you think about it.

Automation and artificial intelligence are having some massive improvements, so you will need to make sure that they won’t be a hindrance to your career growth.

But, don’t fret. Perhaps the only mistake you may commit is staying stagnant in terms of your professional skills.

You’ll need to be adaptive, so you have to push yourself to upskill when the opportunity presents itself.

You won’t be left in the dust as others try to swim with the tide, so you should take in what you think is going to be useful in the future.

This is where the importance of knowing the trends come in handy.

You’ll then have to determine what direction your industry is going, so you can equip yourself with the necessary skills and still be useful no matter what change may bring.

And with the trend leaning towards technology, it’s high time to learn what will be needed when the time comes.

To find out what skills are needed for you to thrive in the next decade, here’s an informative infographic that may prove useful.

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