The Dots is a platform that connects creative and technology people to collaborate on exciting projects. It has seen stellar growth through 2020 and now has half a million members. It is powering what is now being referred to as ‘the no collar workers’, those in technology and the creative industries.
Pip said, they are seeing an increase of the multi disciplinary individual, sometimes referred to as T shaped skill set or even colloquially as a ‘slashie’.
Furthermore, they are seeing the rise of skill swappers, a trend where people are trading their time and skills in exchange for being taught skills in other areas. For example an accountant or lawyer may offer their time to a start up project in exchange for learning about more creative design and vice versa. They are seeing this increase at round 50% month on month.
When building The Dots, Pip referred to four golden skills of product: management, engineering, design and data.
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