Jobs and the Future of Work

Quiz: How future-proof are your skills?

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Henry Taylor
Previously, Lead, Product and Innovation, Digital media, World Economic Forum Geneva
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Today, May 1 2019, is an international holiday in many countries to celebrate workers and organized labour across the globe.

But for many workers – both new and old – the big questions is: "What skills do I need to navigate the enormous changes in the economy?"

We've put together a quiz for you to test how well you know the changing jobs landscape.


Which of these degrees will earn you a higher salary in the US?

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Which job is most likely to be automated in the near future?

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Which set of skills will be most in demand in 2030?

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What will be the most in-demand job of 2020?

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Which country's workers are most concerned about being replaced by AI?

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Which category of workers will have the most "transition opportunities"?

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When is the majority of the US workforce expected to be freelance?

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For the answers and links to more detailed explanations, check out this blog.

How did you do?

0-2: A re-skill is needed

3-5: Great job

6-7: You're ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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