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

Every generation has seen an industrial revolution that changed the way people during the time lived their lives. From the rise of mass manufacturing in the first industrial revolution to the invention of personal computers that later on gave birth to the Internet, technology has indeed come a long way in transforming society.

Today, millennials and other generations like the baby boomers and Gen Zs are about to experience a new revolution that’s more technological than industrial. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is set to combine different technical fields like artificial intelligence (AI), nanotechnology, and the Internet of Things (IoT), among many others to redefine the role of technology in our day-to-day lives.

Many business industries will be affected by this revolution, and job roles are already starting to get redefined as AI, and smart machines are getting more capable of doing complicated tasks that previously needed human labor. Because of this, professionals need to learn new skills to adapt to the workplace of tomorrow.

This infographic shows ten professional skills that you can learn today to increase your chances of thriving in the workplace in 2020. Mastery of soft skills such as creative thinking, problem-solving, and cognitive flexibility are some of the core competencies of the workers of tomorrow.

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