Learn more →
Request Info

Building a Disruptive Workforce

Sourcing Talent in a Time of Change

Download Report
Disruptive Skills hero image

About this Report

The fast pace of technological change is sorting firms into two types: those that can adapt to and thrive in disruption, and those that cannot. Key to this difference in workforce development are skills of mass disruption—the skills that allow us to drive, create, and exploit change, rather than simply endure it.

Skills of Mass Disruption

icon of graph trending up

Have high projected demand growth

icon of gauge

Are undersupplied in the current labor market

icon of dollar sign

Offer high value to firms

Did you know?

graphic of internal recruitment

Only 31% of disruptive workers are recruited internally

graphic of occupational transition

Nearly two-thirds of disruptive workers transitioned from a different occupation

graphic of educational attainment

Only 5% of the current disruptive workforce has less than a bachelor's degree

graohic of management expertise

This is the first management job for 70% of those leading disruptive tech teams

Read the report to

  • icon of orange checkmark

    Discover the top skills of mass disruption

  • icon of orange checkmark

    Learn how upskilling can reduce the cost of talent—and where it may not be the best option

  • icon of orange checkmark

    Identify the factors that determine successful management sourcing

mockup of Disruptive Workforce report

More Research from Emsi Burning Glass