Automation and AI are becoming increasingly prevalent in the workplace, which is changing the types of jobs available and the skills needed to perform them.
The pandemic has accelerated the trend of remote work, and many believe that it will become a more permanent feature of the workplace in the future.
As technology becomes more integrated into the workplace, digital skills such as programming and data analysis will become increasingly important.
With the pace of technological change, it will be important for workers to engage in lifelong learning to stay up-to-date with new technologies and trends.
The gig economy, which includes freelance and contract work, is expected to continue to grow in the digital economy. Instead of focusing on hours worked, companies may begin to focus more on outcomes and results.
The digital economy may allow for greater diversity in the workforce, as remote work and flexible arrangements make it easier for people with disabilities or caregiving responsibilities to participate in the workforce.
The digital economy is making it easier for companies to operate globally, which may lead to increased international competition for jobs and talent.