Resources on future of work

  1. New multimedia platform

    ‘Voices’: Real people, true stories from the world of work

    04 January 2021

    The ILO welcomes 2021 with an innovative, multimedia platform that focuses on first person stories that take readers on a journey into the world of work.

  2. In Business Soft Skills

    Overcoming the soft skills gap and COVID-19 challenges for women factory and office workers

    17 December 2020

    The ILO, in partnership with the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and Nestlé piloted the first In Business Online Soft Skills Training to develop soft skills of women and to support their livelihoods during COVID-19.

  3. Electronic library on labour administration and inspection and occupational safety and health

    E-labadmin/OSH - 2020

    16 December 2020

    Everything you want to know about occupational safety and health, as well as labour administration and labour inspection, in two clicks, with intuitive navigation and an user-friendly trilingual interface.

  4. ILO Working Paper 19

    Trends and new developments in employment services to support transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa Regions

    16 December 2020

    This paper presents the findings of a survey undertaken in selected countries in the Sub Saharan Africa and Middle East and North Africa regions (SSA and MENA) aimed at reviewing the status of employment service provision, challenges and opportunities for their development.

  5. Infographic

    ILO maps out technological transformation in Public Employment Services

    14 December 2020

  6. Publication

    Digital skills and the future of work: Challenges and opportunities in a post COVID-19 environment (WISIS Session 216, 29 July 2020)

    11 December 2020

    This note is based on the WISIS Forum 2020 session “Digital skills and the future of work: challenges and opportunities in a post COVID-19 environment” hosted by ITU.

  7. COVID-19 and the world of work

    Creating a post-pandemic Future of Work in the Caribbean: Recommendations for achieving resilient labour markets

    Registration is required to attend this Zoom webinar

  8. News

    ILO COOP 100 Webinar V - SSE momentum: Finance for Inclusion and the Future of Work during Covid-19 pandemic

    08 December 2020

    The webinar focused on the key challenges related to the future of work, how they affect local communities, and what Social and Solidarity Economy Organizations (SSEOs) are doing toward addressing them. Two keynote speakers presented the main findings of recent research, while three discussants enriched the debate.

  9. ILO Talks

    How COVID-19 has accelerated the future of work

    The first in a series of ILO online Talks that go beyond the regular webinar will hear insights from the founder of the world’s leading professional social network, LinkedIn, whose users are experiencing world of work transformations first-hand.

  10. Thinking Ahead on Society Change (TASC) Platform

    The importance of multi-stakeholder dialogue and collaboration in COVID-19 recovery

    04 December 2020

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addressed the opening session of the Future of Work Summit.