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Jobs to Change in 15 Years: How old will you be?

Source |  |  BY:Jason La Barbera


Most of these kinds of articles tell you about how manufacturing jobs are going away. How machines are increasingly replacing unskilled labor. How AI will create sectors only imagined in sci-fi novels and unemployment will spiral out of control unless our education dramatically evolves.

This report has a slightly refreshing perspective: that’s what makes it so compelling.

According to a report released yesterday by the McKinsey Global Institute, by 2030, from 75 to up to 375 million workers will switch occupation categories as an additional 400 to 800 million could be displaced entirely by automation.

The US specifically has seen a major decline in manufacturing jobs, and some of the main industries still manufacturing in US borders in 2017 are pharmaceuticals, electronics, and aerospace. But have you considered how improving automation might return manufacturing jobs to the US?


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