believe automation brings more opportunities than risks while 45% also expressed concerns about automation putting jobs at risk.
believe that technology will change the ir current jobs in the medium term (6-10 years), while 83% believe they will feel the impact in the short term (3-5 years).
would learn new skills now or completely retrain in order to improve future employability.
say it is the responsibility of individuals to reskill. However, businesses and governments can play important roles in addressing the upskilling gap.
Our world today is facing a skills crisis. Technology has developed at breakneck speed, resulting in a shortage of qualified talent for jobs created by the new digital economy. The rise of automation is putting jobs in various industries at risk. COVID-19 has further accelerated these trends which together have broadened the skills gap between today’s employees and the workforce of the future.
Do Vietnamese people feel they are equipped with the relevant skills needed to help them work alongside technology? We sought to find out through a survey that was released to the Vietnamese public from 12 November 2020 to 27 December 2020. Our survey brought in a total of 1146 responses. The key findings as voiced by our respondents are reflected here.
Digital readiness is defined by the level of human capital development that is needed to build a workforce capable of utilising and creating technology on a continuous basis.
Technology offers more opportunities than risks: Vietnamese people are more optimistic than their global counterparts.
Vietnamese people believe that technology will benefit their future careers.
Despite the optimism, there are concerns around job security.
Undoubtedly, technology is changing the job landscape in the next 6-10 years.
Jobs themselves will be different from today.
Technology will improve productivity.
There is strong demand for learning.
Proficiency in learning and adapting to new technologies is in high demand.
Businesses and governments can play important roles in addressing the upskilling gap.
Organisations are doing their part to meet the upskilling needs of their workers.
Remote work will be in higher demand.
The need to upskill is a complex problem that will require decision-makers - governments, educators, and business leaders - to come together.