Presentation on theme: "“We can’t future proof careers but we can ‘future-adapt’ them.” Stephanie Bird Director of HR at the CIPD."— Presentation transcript:
“We can’t future proof careers but we can ‘future-adapt’ them.” Stephanie Bird Director of HR at the CIPD
Start from the assumption that 2020 will look nothing like now. What will you be doing in 10 years time? The chances are it may be something that doesn’t even exist yet.
What might I be doing in 3 years, 5 years, 10 years? How will my qualifications help (or hinder) me? What type of skills will I be needing to use? What are my choices? Which personal qualities are going to be really important? Future Employment What type of experiences might be helpful? - to prepare me for my first job - to help me get promoted - to change jobs
Availability of jobs Misconceptions Working conditions The experiences I have had My knowledge of opportunities My aspirations My motivation How mobile I’m prepared to be Location of jobs My qualifications State of the labour market Technological advances Competition for jobs What I’m prepared to learn My attitude to work and employment What I’m prepared to do Salaries How flexible I’m prepared to be Job security Things to think about
By 2020, the UK economy will be even more globalised. The transition from fossil fuels to alternative energy will be even further developed. Right here in Suffolk we are set to be at the heart of such developments... Possible job titles in 2020? Hydrogen fuel station manager producing fuel for domestic transport utilising science and retail skills Cloud controller working on the science of clouds so as to increase their ability to reflect solar radiation!
Be confident Be positive Be well informed You’ll be better prepared for your future!