The change in consumer demand has put companies in a number of industries in the face of the need for business digitization. This process, in turn, is associated with a major change in working methods and staffing requirements, according to a study by the research company CEB SHL.We are currently looking for professionals in areas such as big data, forecasting analysis and modeling, virtual reality, 3D printing, digital security, mobile application design, digital marketing, as well as programmers, Internet experts and machine training, hosting. The strong demand for such cadres will continue in the next five years, CEB says.
- machine learning and forecasting analysis, ie. data processing engineers;
- artificial intelligence and robot engineering - programmers and engineers;
- cyber security - architects of cybersecurity systems and engineers.
CEB predicts that by 2030 the market will need 298,600 engineers and forecasting specialists, as well as 351,500 cybersecurity engineers. At the fastest pace, demand for artificial intelligence specialists will grow by 14.7% per year, requiring 108,600 professionals in the field by 2030. There is a global shortage of cyber security experts. The personnel potential in this sphere amounts to 169,600 people in the 14 countries of the individual regions, according to the CEB's analysis. There is a global shortage of cyber security experts. The personnel potential in this sphere amounts to 169,600 people in the 14 countries of the individual regions, according to the CEB's analysis. The situation with remote work is ambiguous. About 17.5 million people in the US, for example, work outside the office, which is about 20% of the total number of people employed. At the same time, there is a tendency for a return to a permanent job in the office or a flexible schedule - with the possibility of part-time work from home due to a registered decline in productivity and outcomes for remote employees.
- As key success factors for the labor market in the future, analysts point out:
- the ability of staff to think in perspective and act preventively;
- high rate of response to incoming information;
- technical expertise combined with a skill to work with colleagues;
- basic technical skills.
Digitization is primarily a matter of speeding up the situation, analysts note. Specialists will be required to quickly understand and predict the situation. While data is provided by software with the appropriate algorithms, the living person will need to respond more quickly to incoming queries from counterparties.