Flexibility@work 2021

Embracing Change
Flexibility@work 2021: Embracing Change

we need to invest much more and much better in human capital. This will make a difference for the prospects of individuals and economies.

Technology leading to fewer jobs. If anything, there are many more jobs because of it. Before the pandemic, more people were in employment than at any other time since World War II. Digital tools helped us address the huge, unprecedented challenges brought by Covid-19. Only a decade ago, it would not have been possible to keep so many economic and social activities going during lockdowns.

But we have to look beyond the aggregate. Technology has contributed to labor market polarization, with the creation of many more high-skilled jobs and some fairly low-skilled jobs. There has been a significant decline, however, in the availability of intermediate-skilled jobs, which has squeezed the middle.

Key Takeaways

About This Report

As shifts in age demographics and the global distribution of talent occur, a healthy and sustainable labor market increasingly depends on inclusion.

Improving diversity in terms of age, gender and ethnicity is essential for organizational resilience, economic growth and social stability. Flexibility at work helps achieve this.

Significant progress has been made over the past 60 years, but there is still work to do to reduce social inequalities and unlock decent jobs for all.

About the Publisher

Trendicators is the research division of the E2E Group of companies, leading providers of engaging career and consumer experiences. Trendicators provides original HR research, along with reports on insights and best practices from industry leaders and experts.

Publish Date

August 2021