In a world where technology is moving at an unprecedented pace, what will the jobs of the future look like?
Kai Roemmelt, CEO of the online learning platform Udacity, and Lisa Gevelber, a key figure at Google responsible for building the Grow with Google program, unpack the seismic changes reshaping the tech and education realms.
From disrupting hiring norms to redefining how we acquire degrees and engage globally, this episode poses the question: How can you skillfully navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities awaiting in this evolving landscape?
00:00 – The Future of Jobs
03:15 – Job growth over the last 80 years
05:06 – The shelf-life of jobs
09:11 – Education trends
12:25 – The importance of learning the foundations
17:18 – Regional access to education
20:19 – How companies are hiring and looking at strategic priorities
22:58 – The economic mobility and economic stability of degrees
25:59 – Job and training trends at Grow with Google
28:11 – Do companies train or hire for skills?
29:23 – The future of the traditional degree
31:10 – The employer and educator ecosystem
35:36 – How to approach upskilling
Find Kai on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kai-roemmelt
Find Lisa on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisagevelber
Learn more about Udacity: https://www.udacity.com
Learn more about Grow with Google: https://grow.google
The a16z Podcast discusses the most important ideas within technology with the people building it. Each episode aims to put listeners ahead of the curve, covering topics like AI, energy, genomics, space, and more.