The Similarity Every Job of the Future Will Have

Until the coronavirus slammed the world’s economy, shutting down schools, offices, factories, and public events, disrupting life in highly visible ways, a major but much quieter transformation had been going on inside the industrial sector.  Before the pandemic hit, the pace of that change had been accelerating, transforming manufacturing into what observers began calling the ‘fourth industrial revolution.’  It was defined by advances in smart technology, which were reshaping the contours of the workplace, the tasks that needed to be done, and the personnel training required to do them.  Companies throughout the developed world had become keenly aware of that change, and many were scrambling to keep up with it.  Then the virus hit.

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