- AI is here to stay (6 out of the 15 emerging jobs are related to AI in some way).
- Basic business operational functions are on an upsurge.
- Soft skills – oral communication, leadership and time management – account for the largest skills gap.
This past summer, Morgan Stanley published research on the growing global gig economy. The study shared that the USA’s freelance workforce has grown three times faster than the overall workforce. Freelancers today represent about 35% of the total U.S. working population, and Morgan Stanley shared that this number could represent more than 50% of the nation’s workforce by 2027. Read a high-level overview of the study to learn more about the drivers behind today’s gig economy.
LinkedIn publishes a monthly analysis of employment trends in the USA workforce. The report is divided into two sections: a National section that provides insights into hiring, skills gaps, and migration trends across the country, and a City section that provides insights into localized employment trends in 20 of the largest USA metro areas. In its newly-published July report, LinkedIn shared that Charlotte ranked among the top 10 cities in two different categories. Learn more here.