IMPACT OF ICT ON LABOR MARKET DEVELOPMENT: MAIN TRENDS AND PROSPECTIVES
The level of intellectual activity in developed countries gives evidence concerning innovative economy formation and relevant employment model. The similar trends are being observed in Ukraine. Benefitting from the advantages existing and removal of key curbs regarding ICT introduction are of the actual importance in this country. The active participation of the state in gaining the true balance between technologies development and creation of proper conditions for market gears operation as well as favorable regulatory environment formation will favor ICT development in Ukraine. The specificity of innovative economy and their effect on local labor market and employment are considered in the article. Transformation of labor contents and character, gradual transition from functioning to project activity requires shaping a set of new skills peculiar to labor force as well as universal employee formation who is capable to fulfill both production and organizational duties, be engaged in projects and, correspondingly, who possesses creative abilities and thinking a new way while estimating production processes concerning their interdisciplinary and intercultural links. Based on monitoring examination of labor force skills matching to workplaces requirements the following future skills are shaped: design mindset, systems, project, computational, novel and adaptive thinking, transdisciplinarity, cognitive load management, virtual collaboration, inter-sector communication, project management, programming IT solutions, service orientation, multilingual and multicultural abilities, coordinating with others, artistic skills, ability to work under uncertainty. Prospective future jobs which need above-mentioned skills are analyzed.
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