In his Harvard University commencement speech last month, Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a chilling prediction…
Technology and automation will make many jobs obsolete.
We are likely to see "tens of millions of jobs replaced by automation," said Zuckerberg.
And he's right.
According to a January 2017 report from The McKinsey Global Institute entitled "Automation, Employment, and Productivity," the next 20 years are expected to produce a veritable "robotics gold rush" in America.
The report claims that the manual labor and customer service industries will be hit especially hard. And because of this shift to workplace robotics, "millions of employees in these sectors could be forced to learn new skills or change career roles entirely over the next two decades."
Even more concerning, American jobs are more at risk than other developed nations. In fact, in the United States, 38% of jobs could be at risk of automation, compared to 30% in Britain, 35% in Germany, and 21% in Japan, according to a recent analysis by PwC.
And these five jobs are the most susceptible…
The 5 Jobs That Robots Will Take First
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