If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that change happens fast. Remote work has flourished while large swathes of professionals have found themselves without work. Certain industries like the airline sector have scrambled to survive while others like big tech have prospered.
The World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report estimates that 85 million jobs may be displaced by technological advances by 2025, while 97 million new roles may emerge at the intersection between humans and machines.
With change happening so quickly, how do you ensure you have the right skillset to thrive?
One way is to look towards business school and an MBA. Here’s five ways an MBA degree can help you future-proof your career.
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Thomas is an experienced writer who has written articles covering business education, management, careers, and the future of work.
He launched and edits the BusinessBecause Insights series, which explores the latest research and trends from the business school classroom, drawing on the expertise of world-leading professors to inspire and inform current and future leaders. The Insights series has covered things like the sharing economy, working from home during COVID-19, the future of the office, NFTs, and ESG investing.
Thomas earned an MA in English from the University of Aberdeen before completing an MSc in Journalism at Robert Gordon University. He joined BusinessBecause in October 2017.