The University Network: For Success In The Digital Age, Job Seekers Need New Skills | Burning Glass Technologies

“”That’s the theme of a new report, titled “The New Foundational Skills of the Digital Economy,” by the Burning Glass Technologies and the Business-Higher Education Forum.

The authors of the report examined more than 150 million job postings and 56 million resumes to conclude that individuals must have a combination of skills —  human, technological as well as business — to have a successful career in today’s job market.

“One of the most notable trends we’ve seen in the labor market is movement toward hybrid jobs, or roles that combine skill sets,” said Matt Sigelman, CEO of Burning Glass Technologies. “This is affecting all kinds of jobs, including those that have typically attracted humanities majors.”””