Imagine this scenario: You select the college that best fits your goals. You're accepted and begin to take different courses that explore your pathway. You learn the skills you need and find internships along the way that point you toward potential careers. Now, as you're planning to land an interview, you find out an algorithm just started doing the job you were hoping to find. Could it really happen?
Artificial intelligence and automation are constantly and rapidly changing the world of work. Technological changes are predicted to bring massive job obsolescence and simultaneously give rise to entirely new types of jobs. But could your education and career planning actually be upended by a robot? Not if you take steps to robot-proof your education and career, according to the new report Robot-Ready: Human+ Skills for the Future of Work.