A robot has just moved into the cubicle next to you, and you’re wondering whether it will soon take your place. Experts say humans are better at jobs that require empathy, creativity or physical dexterity than our robot competitors. For instance, in the graphs above, empathetic nurses, creative CEOs and dextrous tree pruners are all on the low end when it comes to automatability, as measured by McKinsey. These core characteristics may determine how resistant a job is to automation more than pay, industry sector or skill level.

Source: Robot-Proof Jobs

Although I disagree with some of their reasons for why a job won’t be automated, they have some great insight into why some jobs will be increasing in demand as the job is automated.

As educators, we need are dealing with students that will be entering the job force in 0 to 13 years from now. How different will the job market be for the class of 2030?

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