POWER UP: UK SKILLS
Published by Deloitte in 2017.
Boosting transferable skills for the future of work
- The top 20 per cent of occupations in our research account for over half of net job creation (1.9m). In contrast occupations with the least transferable skills were vulnerable to displacement and saw a net fall of 530,000 jobs.
- Our community of teachers, recruiters and experienced workers had a consensus score of 91/100 when asked if extra-curricular support is needed to help young people apply communication skills to customer services.
- Our community of teachers, recruiters and experienced workers had a consensus score of 93/100 when asked if young people are inadequately prepared by state education in critical thinking skills, one of the most important attributes for jobs in the UK.
- Only 20% of business leaders think that school leavers and graduates are adequately equipped with the digital know how required in the workplace.