Digital Disruptions and the Workplace
From the problem of unemployment caused by retrenchment to underemployment where people have not been able to access the workforce, the latest discussion has been on the topic of employability—are individuals good enough to be considered for a job? In the West alone, hundreds of millions of working-age individuals are left out of the workforce. Many more in the other parts of the world with even higher numbers of people without a job. The large economies (both developed and fast-developing) make up the bulk of these numbers and their youths needs to be equipped with digital skills or retrained for the digital economy.
KeywordsEmployment Digital economy Skills Underemployment
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