Future of Work

What will work look like in 2050? How can we enable workers to adapt quickly to the demands of the changing job market? What role will social systems play in the transformation?

We are exploring the technological and societal trends that will shape our work environment. We are envisioning what the future will look like in 2050 and charting the paths to get there. In doing so, we are initiating the necessary discussions today to ensure that we can experience this future tomorrow.

In 2050, the digitalization and globalization will fundamentally transform the job market, especially for highly qualified employees.
How can we ensure that high-quality education and lifelong learning are universally recognized as fundamental necessities, both in Germany and around the world?
“The work of the future is the passion that pays itself." Charles Handy
How can we design labor markets and social systems to ensure that work and dedication are valued fairly in our society?
The demographic changes that are taking place will have significant implications for our social systems.
What reforms are necessary for our social systems to ensure their sustainability in light of demographic and technological changes?

These are just a few of the trends that can be predicted today, and they bring with them important social and economic policy questions. To prevent increasing polarization in society, it’s crucial that we start having meaningful discussions about these issues today. The insights gained from these discussions can help us overcome fears and unlock the potential of the future.

What do you think?

If we don’t take an active role in shaping the future, others will shape it for us. To create the future we want, we must engage in open and extensive discussions on the key questions. How do you feel about the following hypotheses for the future in 2050? Cast your vote on Mentimeter and discover what others think!
Our work environment needs to become more flexible to adapt to changing needs. We should have the option to seek comfort and a sense of community in the office when needed, while also having the ability to work remotely and with flexible schedules.

Access to high-quality education should be a fundamental right for people around the world, regardless of their background or economic status. At the same time, we must support the education and development of experts and high-performing individuals who can contribute to solving complex global challenges.

Individuals should have the freedom to choose whether and for how long they want to work, and social security systems as well as personal wealth building should be designed to provide them with the necessary flexibility. This can empower people to take control of their lives and make decisions that align with their personal and professional goals.

White Paper “Future of Work”

As we look to the future and imagine what our lives will be like in the year 2050, we must consider the impact of megatrends and technological advancements on our world of work. How will these changes shape the way we live and work, and what can we do to ensure that we are prepared for them?

To answer these questions, we need to develop a clear vision for the future and identify the megatrends that will either accelerate or slow down their realization. This will allow us to proactively plan and adapt to the changes that lie ahead, and strive for a work-life balance that maximizes our quality of life both as individuals and as a society.

To achieve this, we need to find answers to the following questions:

  • How can we ensure social security for every employee and what level of social security do we want to provide?

  • How can each individual find their place in society and a meaningful purpose in life?