Skills for the “new normal” economy


Posted by Rohan Samarajiva on June 16, 2020  /  0 Comments

I just finished talking to around a hundred students at the Sri Lanka Technological Campus on the above topic. I talked about the differences in kinds of jobs/tasks: consultants/entrepreneurs vs those working in large organizations; those whose work could be done remotely (Robert Reich’s symbol analysts) and those who required co-presence; and also in terms of how demand was affected (those in rubber gloves sector need not worry, while those in tourism services had plenty of cause to worry).

And of course we ended up in the usual place: “learning to learn”

Jobs for the new normal

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