According to Cedefop’s skills forecast, in the sectors with a medium-high and high impact of coronavirus on economic activity, around one-fifth to one-quarter of the new jobs expected to be created up to 2030 are at risk of automation. This amounts to around 1.4 million jobs at stake in the EU-27.
The coronavirus pandemic has created a new landscape for businesses and the economy, sparking a fresh wave of labour market research. Most of it, for example Cedefop’s Cov19R index, focuses on assessment of the potential risk of the pandemic for jobs and individuals. Cedefop has also explored what detailed skills information can tell us about risk or resilience of occupations to social distancing measures, as revealed by employers’ demands in online job advertisements.
New Cedefop analysis explores which EU Member States are likely to expect the highest risks in jobs related to the tourism industry.
Cedefop is designing the second wave of its European skills and jobs survey (ESJS) to include questions aimed at discovering whether the coronavirus effects on the EU labour market will be permanent.
A new Cedefop index – Cov19R – identifies workers with a higher risk of coronavirus exposure, who need greater social distancing, affecting their current and future job performance capacity.
With online working/teleworking on the rise during the coronavirus pandemic, companies are beginning to realise the potential of a digital labour force. Can we return to regular work patterns after the crisis or are we looking at a future as crowdworkers?
Cedefop’s Skills online vacancy analysis tool for Europe (Skills-OVATE) has been updated to include data from over 67 million online job ads, collected from July 2018 to December 2019, in 28 European countries.
The Skillsnet e-bulletin January - March 2020 Issue has just been published and sent to Skillsnet members.
Cedefop has just released the 2020 European skills index (ESI), which showcases the skills systems’ improvements made since its 2018 edition, including areas that merit further attention in each country.