What Are the Character Traits of Future Workers?

What Are the Character Traits of Future Workers?

The world is becoming more automated as innovations take the lead in places of work. As technology becomes the talk of the day across multiple sectors globally, it will take a shift in the character of business leaders for them to be successful in such a chaotic terrain.

This change in character will be an adaptability technique in dealing with the environment where jobs will decline. One might have developed great traits for digital technology, but different attributes are needed for the foreseen intelligence economy. Here is a highlight of character traits that will dominate the future workforce.


The human brain can perceive pictures and images that machines cannot be able to see. As artificial intelligence (AI) takes over the day-to-day operations of organisations, it is only those with a creative mind that will stay employable. Companies and businesses will rely on their creativity and the already adopted AI to create new jobs, services, and products.

Resilience and Adaptability

The anticipated change in the world of work will be hyper and significantly disruptive beyond the ability of humanity to digest. Having the capacity to recover from the effects of the future technological shift will be fundamental for future workers. This also means building tolerance around the uncertainty and the stress that come with this shift. Building resilience begins today.


Future workers must have faith that they will break through the chaos that comes with technological advances. We live in precarious times when news feeds from social media platforms and the media come with a lot of negativity on what the future holds for workforces. The future is for the optimistic, those who bear the goodness of humankind and the positive in spirit to make the world a better place.


Workers that will stand out in the future are those that will be strong in character. Employees with grittiness. To be grit is to have your mind focused on pursuing goals purposefully. To be gritty is to continue investing in a harsh environment. This attitude of pushing towards success against obstacles will be essential when it comes to facing the uncertainty that technological shift will create.


Audacity is all about taking risks. Futures workers are those that will take on huge ideas without the fear of failing. Technology will not stop. It will continue to cause disruptions in the world of work. Employees in the future must take risks for them to win big. According to some great minds, audacity sets in when we beat our emotional nature.

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