What should be prepared for future jobs?

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The health problems that have occurred in 2020 and its consequences are the biggest challenges of the present time. That challenge has an impact on every individual in the community. It shook society as a whole and caused damage to individual sectors of the economy. Along with such global economic challenges, due to the advancement of advanced technology that can replace human beings, compared to previous years, we are facing more job losses in this period. Economists predict that this kind of event will continue to happen due to continuous technological advancements. 

According to a study by the World Economic Forum, human The current shift in the division of labor between machines and AI technologies will replace an estimated 85 million jobs worldwide over the next five years. Or, it is said that 97 million new jobs could be created by adapting to technological changes.

So, what should you prepare your career path for such a changing future?

1. Be prepared for challenges

Think carefully about the challenges that arise in your business sector or job field. To give an obvious example, due to the health challenges that have occurred this year, many companies in Myanmar have changed their operational systems using technology. Therefore, do not lose sight of new software technologies or new working practices and new prospects in your field. In order to always keep up with the changes, business-related journals, Read and study the reports. Listen to podcasts or learn online courses and webinars.

2. Improve business quality

In a competitive job market, others tend to have the same business skills as they do. In such a situation, the only way is to improve the quality in the areas related to your business sector. 

3. Practice flexibility

The more flexible you are in your career path to new business practices or the more willing you are to learn new skills, the better for you. That’s why I always welcome new opportunities and new challenges that push me out of my comfort zone.

4. Find ways to improve soft-skills

Unlike work-related skills, soft-skills are not something everyone can master. Because machines and technology cannot imitate the soft-skills that come from people’s instincts. That’s why sympathy, team spirit Can you communicate? Develop soft-skills such as leadership and building good relationships. These qualities are always needed when moving from one job to another.

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