A discussion about the current state of the geoscience workforce and what the most recent data is indicating about emerging trends in skills, employment, and investment in the geosciences. The discussion will also include a look at the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on geoscience workplace and instructional environments based on data from AGI's Geoscience COVID-19 Survey. This discussion will be led by AGI's Workforce Program. Funding for this survey project is provided by the National Science Foundation (Award #2029570). The results and interpretation of the survey are the views of the American Geosciences Institute and not those of the National Science Foundation.