The study found that only 10 percent of workers are in growing occupations. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A joint study from Pearson, Nesta and Oxford University has found that 40 to 60 percent of workers are currently in jobs that are declining, and even those in jobs that remain will probably have to pursue training to stay employed.

HRDive reports that the study, The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030, drew on both human expertise and machine learning components. According to its findings, only 10 percent of workers are in growing occupations; seven in 10 workers are in uncertain jobs but can be prepared for the future; and interpersonal skills like teaching, customer service, persuasion and social perceptiveness are in demand.

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