Industry experts anticipate that in the not-too-distant future, there will be inadequate numbers of suitable candidates to fill all job positions. This is particularly relevant to types of work in which people have to use technological platforms to fulfil their duties. Organisations will need to vastly increase their investments in career development for their employees to be able to adapt to these ongoing technological advances.

To maintain a competitive advantage, businesses must continually invest in new technology and processes that enable them to grow faster than their competitors. Moreover, employees must acquire new skills to function in an increasingly digitalised world, usually alongside algorithmic robotic teammates...

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