Many of Today’s Top Jobs Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago
By: Melissa Roberts
The job market is constantly changing, which means students are preparing for jobs that don’t yet exist, using technologies that have not been invented, to solve problems we don’t know are problems. Nearly 50 percent of subject knowledge is acquired during the first year of a four-year technical degree. However, in many occupations, that information outdated by the time a student graduates, requiring advanced education or retraining.
How can we prepare for these changes? Will you or your children be able to find high-wage, high-skill jobs in Florida? Will your business have the talent needed for success in the future?