08/09/2018

Future trends and challenges on European labour market

The EU Agency 'European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training'
(Cedefop) has released a briefing note that provides comprehensive information
on labour market trends and skills development across Europe in the near future.

The document, which identifies trends and challenges, indicates that work
environments in the near future are expected to feature more autonomy, less
routine, more use of ICT, reduced physical effort and increased social and
intellectual tasks. An ageing workforce and the over qualification and job
polarisation are also presented as some of the key challenges of the next
decade.

EU Member States will have to improve their policy frameworks to encourage the
worker mobility across the EU while meeting the challenges of digitalisation.
In this context, Cedefop's anticipation of future key challenges for skills and
labour markets informs not only education and training policies but also
employment and social policies, such as the European Pillar of Social Rights.

The Cedefop's Briefing note is available in many EU languages.

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AplusA-online.de - Source: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work