The job landscape has been changing the past few years as more workers acknowledge that they aren’t happy with their current jobs. Nowadays, the majority of people are happier at their jobs if they have more flexible work hours and the ability to work remotely. Remote work has shown an increase in happiness outside of work due to increased time with family, better savings, and improved morale.
The future of work will involve more flexibility in terms of workspaces, an increase in smaller organizations, less hierarchy, a stronger emphasis on wellness, remote get-togethers, smarter brainstorming, more use of digital assistants, and new executive roles that help maintain an appealing company culture. The future will call for more use of artificial intelligence and technology, but that doesn’t mean soft skills will become unneeded. Skills like cognitive flexibility, data visualization, creativity, and emotional intelligence will continue to be useful skills for success.
Several occupations are expected to continue growing significantly into 2031, including software developers, restaurant cooks, waiters and waitresses, laborers, and market research analysts. With all of these possible changes, are you prepared to experience the jobs of the future?