#1. 54% of workers worry about losing their job in next 12 months: World Economic Forum
There is good news and bad news. More than half (54%) of working adults worry about losing their jobs in the next 12 months. On the other hand, however, 67% of them remain hopeful and believe their employers will help them retrain on the current job to prepare for future challenges. This is according to a new Ipsos survey done for the World Economic Forum and comes at the time when governments are phasing out crisis support mechanisms covering people’s wages and maintaining jobs during the pandemic. Labour markets have recently been under pressure due to the acceleration of automation and robotization trends. For more information, read here.