What the Future of Work Will Mean for Jobs, Skills, and Wages

In an era marked by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, new research by McKinsey and Company, assesses the jobs lost and jobs gained under different scenarios through 2030.  A key finding is that while there may be enough work to maintain full employment to 2030, under most scenarios, the transitions will be very challenging—matching or even exceeding the scale of shifts out of agriculture and manufacturing we have seen in the past.

For more information about job loss to machines, view the TED Talks video by Anthony Goldbloom titled The Jobs We’ll Lose to Machines and the Ones We Won’t (with transcript).