Art Bilger on Whether Automation Will Create More Jobs Than it Eliminates


As the world of work continues to change at a rapid pace in today’s digital economy, Art Bilger created WorkingNation to help not only address the changes that are affecting employment throughout our country but highlight the solutions that are helping prepare people for the future of work.

To help spread the message of the factors affecting today’s workforce, Art joined the conversation on GE Reports “Perspectives” blog on whether or not automation will create more jobs than it eliminates.

While no one can predict the specifics, Art wrote, automation or its broader, more applicable term “technology” will certainly create, destroy and alter jobs. To address this challenge, “a mass movement of re-skilling and up-skilling our workforce is now mandatory to meet the technological tasks that will be demanded by the jobs of the future,” he added.

The good news is these efforts have already begun.

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