Competency readiness of labor resources to digital economy
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- labor resources, digitalization economy, professionalism
Currently, the economic development of countries is directly dependent on the full scale of digitalization processes. As a new trend in social development, digitalization has replaced informatization and computerization. On the scale of economic and social life of both a single country and the whole world, it leads to an increase in the efficiency of the economy and an improvement in the quality of life. Questions arise about the impact of digitalization on work, what competencies are needed by modern workforce, is staff ready to change. The article is devoted to the research of the readiness of labor resources for labor activity in the context of digitalization. The article is based on a research conducted by the authors to clarify trends in the research of the question of how much labor resources are ready to change competencies for work in the digital economy. The research methodology provided for conducting a pilot sociological survey by questioning labor resources aged 15 years and older. It was interviewed 278 people of the municipality of the city of Yekaterinburg. The results can be used in a further larger-scale and more detailed research of the competence of the workforce for digitalization processes, as well as in adjusting the employment policy to prevent structural unemployment with the full-scale introduction of digital technologies in all spheres of human life. The result of the survey was an understanding of the prospects for researching the readiness of labor resources for trans professionalism and employment in the digital economy. The conducted research gives grounds to assert that the readiness of labor resources for labor activity in the context of digitalization is gradually being formed and also depends on the success of the introduction of digital resources to transform the work of organizations.
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TY - CONF AU - M.I. Plutova AU - E.E. Lagutina AU - I.V. Sadkova PY - 2019/12 DA - 2019/12 TI - Competency readiness of labor resources to digital economy BT - Proceedings of the International Scientific and Practical Conference on Digital Economy (ISCDE 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 20 EP - 25 SN - 2352-5428 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iscde-19.2019.58 DO - 10.2991/iscde-19.2019.58 ID - Plutova2019/12 ER -