Bill Gates on the Future of Employment (It’s Not Pretty)

by Evil HR Lady on April 3, 2014

With all of his good works, Bill Gates‘s recent comments about the future of employment are enough to spark fear in the hearts of anyone who depends on a salary to keep the lights on and food on the table.

The famed Microsoft co-founder was recently quoted by Business Insider as saying: “Software substitution, whether it’s for drivers or waiters or nurses…it’s progressing…. Technology over time will reduce demand for jobs, particularly at the lower end of skill sets… Twenty years from now, labor demand for lots of skill sets will be substantially lower. I don’t think people have that in their mental model.”

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