Jobs and Skills in the 21st Century

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teamwork 2Towers Watson and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently released a knowledge paper describing these challenges under the title “Jobs and Skills in the Twenty-First Century.”

Over the next two decades, Asia is expected to add 494 million people to its workforce — nearly 54% of the growth projected for the entire global workforce — and nearly half of them will be in India alone. Developing Asia’s economies are undergoing rapid structural transformation, becoming increasingly integrated with the rest of the world and embracing technological advances. These developments are changing Asia’s jobs landscape. Will the region’s economies be able to generate sufficient jobs that are productive, well-paying and accessible to its burgeoning workforce?

Read the full-text here.