Future-proofing yourself and your career

Posted on Thursday, 08 Mar 2018

 

Historically, the workforce as always been pretty fluid – as employment requirements waned in one industry, they grew in another, and people eventually learned new skills and flowed across. Economists point to the historical changing nature of work as reason not to fear the robots coming for your job. But work is changing at a faster rate, and technological advances are affecting more people than ever before. So how do you protect yourself and train for jobs that might not exist yet?

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Tags: Futurist, Artificial Intelligence, soft skills, future of jobs, future-proofing, Careers of the Future

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