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Jobs of the Future

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(00:00) - The Future of Jobs

(03:15) - Job growth over the last 80 years

(05:06) - The shelf-life of jobs

(09:11) - Education trends

(12:25) - The importance of learning the foundations

(17:18) - Regional access to education

(20:19) - How companies are hiring and looking at strategic priorities

(22:58) - The economic mobility and economic stability of degrees

(25:59) - Job and training trends at Grow with Google

(28:11) - Do companies train or hire for skills?

(29:23) - The future of the traditional degree

(31:10) - The employer and educator ecosystem

(35:36) - How to approach upskilling

In a world where technology is moving at an unprecedented pace, what will the jobs of the future look like?

Kai Roemmelt, CEO of the online learning platform Udacity, and Lisa Gevelber, a key figure at Google responsible for building the Grow with Google program, unpack the seismic changes reshaping the tech and education realms.

From disrupting hiring norms to redefining how we acquire degrees and engage globally, this episode poses the question: How can you skillfully navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities awaiting in this evolving landscape?


Find Kai on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kai-roemmelt

Find Lisa on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisagevelber

Learn more about Udacity: https://www.udacity.com

Learn more about Grow with Google: https://grow.google

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