In the near future, when job changes will be even more frequent, and technology will disrupt even more industries, what skills do people need to thrive in the future economy? How can we FUTURE PROOF Canadian youth?
Through RBC Future Launch, RBC is investing $500 million over 10 years to help young people prepare for the Future Of Work.
In 2018 they published their inaugural report, Humans Wanted. It was followed with Bridging the Gap What Canadians Told us about the Skills Revolution. Lead author of the report, Andrew Schrumm joins us in studio.
We’re also joined by Mark Beckles Senior Director, Youth Strategy and Innovation. Mark leads this RBC Strategy. Which will help fuel the new economy by improving access to practical work experience and career development support. It’s aiming to improve capability in critical skills, improve the strength of networks and networking skills, increasing successful career outcomes.