Reading – Why Social Skills are More Important in a Technology-Driven Workforce

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“Researchers are now finding that it is the type of jobs available to workers that is most impacted by technology.  A paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, “The Growing Importance of Social Skills in the Labor Market,” reports that almost all job growth since 1980 is in occupations that rely heavily on social skills – because social skills are difficult to automate.”

This is interesting to think about. Could your job be automated? Could parts of it? If so, after those parts are, what is left?

Why Social Skills are More Important in a Technology-Driven Workforce | AllPsych Blog

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