After the StormThe Jobs and Skills that will Drive the Post-Pandemic Recovery
After the Storm: The Jobs and Skills that will Drive the Post-Pandemic Recovery
Burning Glass CEO, Matt Sigelman, joins The Conference Board to discuss the current state of the labor market and whether or not it will bounce back.read more
The resurgence of COVID-19 cases, and the sudden slowdown in plans to reopen state economies, are also taking a toll on job postings.read more
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If the U.S. is going to have a recovery that not only brings the economy back to where it was but also ensures a more equitable future, it is crucial to understand what jobs and skills are likely to drive the recovery. In After the Storm: The Jobs and Skills that will Drive the Post-Pandemic Recovery, Burning Glass Technologies uses our database of more than 1 billion current and historical job postings, along with the best available expert views, to anticipate what jobs will be most important in the post-pandemic labor market. Some key findings from the report include:
- We project these roles will account for 15.5 million to 18 million new jobs created over the next five years.
- These jobs represent significant fractions of the labor market: currently 13% of demand and 10% of employment, but in addition they are important inflection points for the economy. A shortage of talent in these fields could set back broader recovery if organizations can’t cope with these demands.
- Jobs in these new “economies” are projected to grow at almost double the rate of the job market overall (15% vs. 8%).
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