What to do when the future of skills is so unclear: Quan

August 21, 2018

It’s no secret that the future of in-demand skills is a murky one for Canada, writes Grace Quan of Hydrogen in Motion, adding that “in such an uncertain state, admitting that we simply don’t know what exact skills we’ll need in the future may be the most important step.” What is clear, the author notes, is that this uncertain future will require graduates who are both technically and emotionally adaptable to a changing work landscape. “To succeed in a digital future, Canadian companies do not need young workers to arrive fully formed,” Quan concludes. “What we need are flexible workers whose combination of hard and soft skills provide the foundation they will need to keep pace with the challenges they face.” The Province