Today and tomorrow, life skills training is a smart investment. The future of work is already impacting the decisions and fate of businesses, education, and government ministries. The pace of technological change makes it hard to decide the relevancy of various technical skills. According to research, the hardest skills for employers to find are those that machines can't master. They're the future-proof life skills Passport to Success has been cultivating in young people across six continents for over a decade.
In 60 percent of occupations, an average 30 percent of their work activities are automatable.
In a Wall Street Journal survey, 92 percent of employers said "soft skills" were as or more important than technical skills but 89 percent said they had a very or somewhat difficult time finding people with the right skills.
By 2030, workers will be spending 24 percent more time on the job using social-emotional skills [life skills] than they were in 2016.