RBC conducted a year long research project designed to help young people prepare for the dramatic changes coming to the job market.
We discovered a crisis where of graduates overqualified for the jobs they're in and unemployed youth who aren't trained for the jobs that are out there.
- 25% of Canadian jobs will be heavily disrupted by technology in the coming decade
- Increasingly the demand for skills such as critical thinking, co-ordination, active listening and complex problem solving will be needed
- Focusing on these foundational skills will allow a high degree of mobility between jobs
- Canada's education system, training programs and labour market initiatives are inadequately designed to help Canadian Youth navigate the new skills economy
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