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The Future of Jobs According to Next Avenue

Posted On: March 26, 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic is contributing to a raised risk of job loss due to automation. Next Avenue examines the fields that are growing and fields that are at risk of job loss due to automation. According to the article, “Before COVID-19, the McKinsey consulting firm predicted that 7.9% of America workers might need to find new occupations by 2030. Now, it's one in 10, or 17 million people.”


The effect the pandemic can have on the workplace means that workers may need to need to retool their skills. The changing world of work is already challenging to navigate but under these circumstances, it is becoming increasingly difficult to interpret. Now it's even more important to have help from a competent guide while navigating the uncertainty in the job market. This piece from Next Avenue is more proof that trained talent professionals are the critical lever to equitable access to economic opportunity for millions of people.