People globally offer mixed views of the impact of artificial intelligence, job automation on society
As artificial intelligence plays a growing role in the everyday lives of people around the world, views on AI’s impact on society are mixed.
How the Coronavirus Outbreak Has – and Hasn’t – Changed the Way Americans Work
The abrupt closure of many offices and workplaces this past spring ushered in a new era of remote work for millions of employed Americans and may portend a significant shift in the way a large segment of the workforce operates in the future.
Not all unemployed people get unemployment benefits; in some states, very few do
Despite some broad federal guidelines, claimants still face a hodgepodge of different state rules governing how they can qualify for benefits.
New, emerging jobs and the green economy are boosting demand for analytical skills
New and emerging occupations are raising the importance of analytical skills, such as science, mathematics and programming.
How Americans see automation and the workplace in 7 charts
Most Americans anticipate widespread job automation in the future, and they generally foresee more negative than positive effects from these advances.
More Americans are using ride-hailing apps
Today, 36% of U.S. adults say they have ever used a ride-hailing service such as Uber or Lyft. Prominent urban-rural gaps in adoption exist.
In Advanced and Emerging Economies Alike, Worries About Job Automation
Average citizens around the world see a technological revolution coming in the workplace, and they are concerned. Many fear robots and computers will eliminate jobs and increase inequality.
First They Came for the Immigrants. Then They Came for the Robots.
Skill Requirements for Future Jobs - 10 Facts
Lee Rainie, Director of Internet and Technology research, spoke about the skills requirements for jobs in the future at the International Telecommunications Union’s “capacity building symposium” for digital technologies.
Americans see both good and bad in trends that are changing the workplace
Among the trends reshaping the U.S. workplace, more Americans see outsourcing of jobs, more immigrant workers and imports as negative rather than positive forces when it comes to their livelihoods.
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