GIBSIccURATION
Follow
Find tag "jobs"
464 views | +0 today
GIBSIccURATION
Scoops relevant to change dynamics of academic information environment -
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC
Scoop.it!

The role and place of the academic is changing – and it's a good thing ? TheGuardian

The role and place of the academic is changing – and it's a good thing ? TheGuardian | GIBSIccURATION | Scoop.it
I became an academic to make a difference not build a career, says Alex Hope – flexibility of employment is the future
GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC's insight:

Academic 'career' - "I suspect that the academic of the future will not be tied to an institution but be a thought leader, communicator and teacher undertaking a range of activities on a freelance/contract basis – and that the world will be a better place for it."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC
Scoop.it!

5 million jobs will go unfilled by 2020, report predicts | SmartPlanet

5 million jobs will go unfilled by 2020, report predicts | SmartPlanet | GIBSIccURATION | Scoop.it
A looming shortage of people with post-high school training or degrees may stall economic growth in the coming years, says a report out of Georgetown
GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC's insight:

WorldOfWork  -   Georgetown Uni Center on Education and the Workforce :  


By number of new jobs, the industries with the most growth will include the following:

  • Financial services: 10 million jobs.
  • Wholesale and retail: 7 million.
  • Government & public education services: 6.7 million.
  • Healthcare services: 6.6 million.
  • Leisure and hospitality: 5 million.
  • Manufacturing: 3.5 million.
  • Professional & business services: 4 million.
  • Construction: 2.8 million jobs.
  • Private education services: 2.5 million.
  • Information services: 2.5 million.
more...
No comment yet.