Hatfield also expressed optimism about the impact technology will have on employment. Through his research, he believes 50 million new tech jobs will open up worldwide by 2030.
As the world enters the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Hatfield envisions a major shift in the way people think about work. He came up with ‘Seven New Realities’ for the future of human work, which he unveiled to the crowd at SXSW.
1. Tech, talent, transformation
2. The rise of the exponential organization
3. The unleashed workforce
4. Lifelong reinvention
5. The nimble enterprise
6. Ethics of work & society
7. Regulated innovation
“Today’s workers need to approach the workplace much like athletes preparing for the Olympics, with one difference. They have to prepare like someone who is training for the Olympics, but doesn’t know what sport they are going to enter.”
What will ‘work’ look like tomorrow? One expert predicts ‘Seven New Realities’