Who’s Generating the New Jobs, and What Skills Will Workers Need?

Long-range forces are changing the nature of work and how jobs will be created; they are also changing what kinds of jobs will be created. With tech and automation coming so quickly, which jobs will be replaced by machines? For those of us who will be hired, what skills should we possess? In this new, highly digitized economy, what kind of training will prospective employees need, and how might everyone prepare?

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2017

Watch and Listen: Economy

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