Making the Leap

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December 2017 | Report # 61

THE LOOMING THREAT OF AUTOMATION

A new report by The McKinsey Global Institute warns that up to 375 million workers throughout the world will need to switch occupations by 2030 due to automation. The jobs most at risk include physical jobs in predictable environments, such as operating machinery or preparing fast food. Another role possibly impacted is data collection and processing, which has implications for paralegals, accounts and back-office......