Older workers need lifetime skills development

In the World Bank videoblog Piotr Lewandowski explains how the nature of jobs in Poland had changed since the economic transition.

Cohorts born in 1970s and 1980s underwent the largest shifts in the task content structure of jobs, while barely anything changed for older cohorts. Younger cohorts contributed most of the overall increase in non-routine cognitive tasks, so it is them who are likely benefiting from new types of jobs created by technological progress.

 

What was the role played by tertiary education boom? Have the older workers been left behind by these developments, and how could they catch-up? Find out in the video below.

 

http://blogs.worldbank.org/jobs/node/976

 

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