Man with binoculars Whilecurrently "jobs of the future" represent 506 out of every 10,000job opportunities, by 2022, this share will have risen to 611 outof every 10,000 job opportunities.

It's not just digital skills that will be needed for theprofessions of the future: uniquely human "soft skills" will alsobe in demand, according to the World Economic Forum's report,"Jobs of Tomorrow: Mapping Opportunity in the NewEconomy."

The WEF identified seven emerging professional clusters and 96"jobs of tomorrow" within them. While currently these clustersrepresent 506 out of every 10,000 job opportunities, by 2022, thisshare will have risen to 611 out of every 10,000 job opportunities,the WEF estimates.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.