Here comes the knowledge worker

In many of my trend articles, you’ll find a mention about the move we are making to a service economy. In the service economy, access to talent is important and those talents are in the hands of the employees. There are workers of many kinds, but the group that is on the rise is the knowledge worker, the people that use and process information and make it accessible to others. It’s the fastest growing group in the workplace and as a consequence of all developments in science and technology, this group will continue to grow over the next decades. The following picture shows the history of the worker:

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