Workforce Automation: Better Data Needed to Assess and Plan for Effects of Advanced Technologies on Jobs
Robots, artificial intelligence, and other advanced technologies are changing the workplace. We visited companies to observe the effects on workers. Effects varied, with some companies reducing their workforces, many moving workers to different roles, and some hiring workers due to increased production or new skill needs. Source: US Government Accountability Office
Every HR professional has heard of the danger of automation by now. Many are already loading various automated systems. Automation raises questions. What role will automation play in all of our futures? Will automation lead to me losing my job? Will humans even be involved in HR in a decade? Today we are joined by…
Intended to bring often-inscrutable trends down to earth, the following report develops both backward and forward-looking analyses of the impacts of automation over the years 1980 to 2016 and 2016 to 2030 to assess past and upcoming trends as they affect both people and communities in the United States. Source: Brookings Institution
The Future of Work poses pressing questions for Washington’s workforce, employers, and our state. As automation increases, will there be enough jobs? How will workers fare as they turn to short-term, “gig economy” jobs, without the safety net of health insurance and retirement plans. Source: Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
The Little Hoover Commission found that between now and 2030 AI technologies could have an economic impact in California of well more than $400 billion and anywhere from 1 to 11 million California jobs could be impacted. While California state government has made some strides to use modern technology to improve operations and services, the…
The New Democrat Coalition announced the Economic Opportunity Agenda: A Future that Works, which lays out policy priorities that will help make sure our workers are prepared for the jobs of the future. The report announced today, Closing the Skills and Opportunity Gaps, is the first in a series focused on expanding opportunities in the changing economy….