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Reinventing Learning for The Future of Work

Creativity, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and decision-making. These are just a few of the skills that have been identified as essential for the future of work.

Cybersecurity and the Hybrid Workforce

As an internationally prominent scholar specializing in the political economy of information and communication, Milton Mueller is a professor in Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy and heads up the Policy Track of the Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity (OMS Cybersecurity) program. It’s a field that has captivated Mueller for decades.

Are You Prepared for the Future of Work?

In today’s work environment, change is a given. Embracing it is not an option but a matter of professional survival. As disruptive technologies continue to transform jobs, workplaces, and industries, today’s workers need to evolve with them – or be left behind.

The adoption of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) across industries will only accelerate in the near future, driving the demand for new capabilities. Ongoing professional education, focused on deepening current skills and acquiring new ones, is the key to navigating this new landscape.

The Key to a Successful Late Career Transition

Change. The word alone can trigger anxiety. When life as we know it takes a turn, it’s easy to feel intimidated; the familiar, after all, is comfortable.

But change prevents stagnation. It injects energy into routine and propels us forward into unexplored terrain, presenting opportunities that would remain beyond reach if we didn’t take action and move ahead.

The Hybrid Employee

A study from Burning Glass Technologies shows that one-quarter of all occupations in the United States are now "hybrids" and are universally the fastest-growing and highest-paying – and also the most resistant to automation. Areas of expertise that were once unrelated, and jobs that two or even three individuals used to do, are now being combined into one role.

The Growth in America's Workforce

A surprisingly strong burst of job growth over the past year has led many economists to wonder: Where are all the workers coming from?

The pace of hiring in 2018 was the most robust in three years, and for a surprising reason: Many more people have decided to look for work than experts had expected. The influx of those job seekers, if sustained, could help extend an economic expansion that is already the second-longest on record.

Skill Shift: Education and The Future of the Workforce

The Career, Research, and Innovation Conference (CRIDC) is Georgia Tech's signature professional development event for graduate students. Held annually in February, the conference is designed to connect grad students of all degree types with tools and knowledge to thrive in an ever-changing job market.