DIFFERENT TYPES OF AUTOMATION AND ITS IMPACT ON THE WORLD OF WORK OVER THE NEXT FEW YEARS

Our recent article on Automation covers the following:

  • Different types of automation - both robotics and software that perform simple and complicated tasks.
  • Gains to be made - automation never leads to long-term unemployment as types of employment within professions change as tasks evolve. 
  • Underlying concerns - 10 million workers still fear unemployment due to automation and this concern is expected to rise over the next decade.
  • Solutions: Education and training - upskilling workers will help them adapt to the advances of automation in their workplace. Their role will likely evolve rather than be replaced.
  • Solutions: Beyond skills and education - promoting work sharing can help offset the disruption caused by automation.
  • Who's prepared? - find out about which countries are most prepared.

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Automation and its Impact on Employment

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