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  • Jobs are going digital

    Although millions of Europeans are currently without a job, companies have a hard time finding skilled digital technology experts.

    Source: European Commission, Digital Single Market, Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

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  • Jobs are going digital

    In the near future 90% of jobs - in careers such as engineering, accountancy, nursing, medicine, art, architecture, and many more - will require some level of digital skills.

    Source: European Commission, Digital Single Market, Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Even those jobs that are less directly affected by technological change and have a largely stable employment outlook… may require very different skill sets just a few years from now as the ecosystems within which they operate change.

    Source: World Economic Forum, The Future of Jobs, January 2016

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  • Jobs are going digital

    It is...critically important that Switzerland’s inhabitants can use modern information and communications technologies in their daily lives competently and securely.

    Source: Federal Council strategy for a digital Switzerland, April 2016

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  • Jobs are going digital

    At the end of the day every citizen needs to have at least basic digital skills in order to live, work, learn and participate in society.

    Source: European Commission, Digital Single Market, Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Switzerland is in dire need of highly qualified workforce in the ICT sector.

    Source: digital.swiss, ICTswitzerland

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Effectively, entire segments of the economy are off-limits to people who don’t have basic digital skills.

    Source: Crunched by the Numbers: The Digital Skills Gap in the Workforce, Burning Glass Technologies, March 2015

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Despite a basically positive educational and labor market situation, Switzerland is currently facing a rapidly increasing growth in ICT jobs which is accompanied by low numbers of young people who are actually joining this key sector.

    Source: digital.swiss, ICTswitzerland

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Across nearly all industries, the impact of technological and other changes is shortening the shelf-life of employees’ existing skill sets.

    Source: World Economic Forum, The Future of Jobs, January 2016

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  • Jobs are going digital

    The world is increasingly divided between the jobs that demand digital skills and those that don’t — and the ones that don’t are falling behind.

    Source: Source: Crunched by the Numbers: The Digital Skills Gap in the Workforce, Burning Glass Technologies, March 2015

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Occupations that call for one or more advanced digital skills pay an hourly wage 38% higher on average than non-digital middle-skill occupations.

    Source: Crunched by the Numbers: The Digital Skills Gap in the Workforce, Burning Glass Technologies, March 2015

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Ageing countries won’t just need lifelong learning — they will need wholesale reskilling of existing workforces throughout their lifecycle.

    Source: World Economic Forum, The Future of Jobs, January 2016

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  • Jobs are going digital

    It has been clear for some time that technological illiteracy, much less technophobia, is no longer a sustainable option for the modern worker… Entire sectors of the economy have no place for workers who do not at least have basic digital skills.

    Source: Crunched by the Numbers: The Digital Skills Gap in the Workforce, Burning Glass Technologies, March 2015

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Our mission is simple: enabling everyone to learn the skills necessary to benefit from the opportunities of the digital age.

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