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Where is the next generation of craftsmen in Switzerland? (And elsewhere?)

According to the latest Nahtstellenbarometers – Education Decisions after Compulsory Schooling, published by Innovation SBFI and State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), the most desired professions for vocational training in Switzerland are commercial employees, followed by healthcare assistants and information technologists. This means that none of the professions in handicraft are among the top 5. Compared to boys, there are 15% less girls aspiring to follow the vocational training, and not one single girl reports to be interested in choosing an apprenticeship as electrician,  » Read more about: Where is the next generation of craftsmen in Switzerland? (And elsewhere?)  »

NRK shows success stories from Norway’s new job matching platform

JANZZ.technology is the provider of the technology behind the semantic search and matching engine of the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration’s (NAV) new job matching platform.
NAV’s digital job search platform, Arbeidsplassen.no, is now launched and endorsed by both job seekers and employers. NAV hopes it will now be easier for job seekers to find a new position.
Yusuf became a call center agent within a week. For him, taking a year off after high school also meant a gap in the CV,  » Read more about: NRK shows success stories from Norway’s new job matching platform  »

Middle-skilled workers to be hit hardest by digitization

While low-skilled workers are going to suffer the most from the consequences of digital transformation long-term (with some exceptions), opportunities for middle-skilled jobs are shrinking the most, according to recent observations in OECD countries.
We used to talk about digitalization and automatization only as processes that will change our working environment in the future, for example through the replacement of humans by robots. Meanwhile, the situation has changed: many of us already feel the effects of digitization and automation.  » Read more about: Middle-skilled workers to be hit hardest by digitization  »

Occupational classification systems in the digital age

People have long been monitoring the economic activities of our society. It is said that during the Chinese Tang Dynasty (618-907) there were 36 different job types. Fittingly, the period marks the origin of the famous Chinese saying that ‘every trade has its master’ (san shi liu hang, hang hang chu zhuang yuan).

Today, jobs are changing at such a speed that it is almost impossible to give an exact number of the occupations that affect our daily life.  » Read more about: Occupational classification systems in the digital age  »

Examples of NLP applications in talent acquisition

JANZZ’s ontology-JANZZon! fits the description of a natural-language processing application for talent acquisition and can be placed alongside Google’s Cloud Jobs API. Gartner’s article Impacts of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on Human Capital Management summarizes that both AI and machine learning applications actively transform the ways in which HR processes are done today. To read the full report please go to: https://www.gartner.com/en/documents/3778864/impacts-of-artificial-intelligence-and-machine-learning-  » Read more about: Examples of NLP applications in talent acquisition  »