This report by consultants The Future Laboratory and Microsoft explores the world of work in 2025, identifying and investigating ten exciting, inspiring and astounding jobs for the graduates of tomorrow, that don't exist yet.
Tomorrow’s university graduates will be taking a journey into the professional unknown guided by a single, mind-blowing statistic: 65% of today’s students will be doing jobs that don’t even exist yet.
Technological change, economic turbulence and societal transformation are disrupting old career certainties and it is increasingly difficult to judge which degrees and qualifications will be a passport to a well-paid and fulfilling job in the decades ahead.
A new wave of automation, with the advent of true artificial intelligence, robots and driverless cars, threatens the future of traditional jobs, from truck drivers to lawyers and bankers. But, by 2025, this same technological revolution will open up inspiring and exciting new career opportunities in sectors that are only in their infancy today.
The trick for graduates is to start to develop the necessary skills today in order to ensure they future proof their careers.