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Posted March 26, 2015 by

How to Stop Technology From Robbing You of a Job

Adrian Cruce

Adrian Cruce

A 2014 Harris Poll of hiring managers and human resources professionals revealed that 20 percent of those surveyed had replaced employees with automated technology. For companies with more than 500 employees, the number jumped to nearly one-third. Similarly, Gartner predicts that one in three jobs will be replaced by robots or software by 2025. Numbers like these could make anyone nervous about job security. However, you are far from defenseless against technology’s mass usurpation of the workforce. Read on to find out how to protect your career from a robotic hijacking. (more…)

Posted February 11, 2014 by

5 Entry Level Jobs That Machines Will Replace

Three ATM machines

Three ATM machines. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If job security is what you’re looking for, you might have to get down and dirty.

Car mechanics will always be around. Plumbers will always have a job. So will morticians.

We’ve underappreciated cushy jobs in air-conditioned settings for a while. But now that technology makes manpower more of an expense than a resource, we’re going to miss a few of these entry level jobs that machines will replace. (more…)

Posted November 19, 2013 by

Robots Are Watching Your Resume

While many job seekers may think that only human beings are reviewing their resumes, technology is making its presence known when it comes to the application process.  It turns out that robots are also tracking your resume.  In the following infographic, learn how robots are helping employers, as well as what job seekers should know when writing their resumes, and more. (more…)

Posted April 23, 2013 by

Video: View Machines in Workforce as Teammates, Not Threats

Erik Brynjolfsson

Erik Brynjolfsson, director of the MIT Center for Digital Business and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research

As machines take on more jobs, many find themselves out of work or with raises indefinitely postponed. Is this the end of growth?

No, says Erik Brynjolfsson — it’s simply the growing pains of a radically reorganized economy. A riveting case for why big innovations are ahead of us … if we think of computers as our teammates. Be sure to watch the opposing viewpoint from Robert Gordon.

Erik Brynjolfsson examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and employment. (more…)