Rafael Gomez on the Future of Jobs

October 16, 2019 by Anonymous

[S]chools that want to truly future-proof their students should emphasize group work, interpersonal communication and creative thinking, says Gomez.

“You need the analytical skills you might get in math, but you also need human skills that make our society better,” he says. “You can’t just memorize a specific way of doing things, because that specific way will be out of date by tomorrow. Instead, kids should be learning the skills needed to problem solve, which are experimentation, learning to fail and learning from failures.”

CIRHR Director Rafael Gomez spoke to Bryan Borzykowski about how to how to future-proof your kids for a changing job-market. 

"What jobs will there be for our kids in the future?" was publishded in Today's Parent in August.