Generac Power Systems Inc. is planning on expanding and renovating facilities in Wisconsin, with the assistance of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., and plans to add about 400 jobs.
The Bureaus of Labor Statistics reports good news:
Amazon plans to hire 50,000 new employees at it’s fulfillment centers today:
Adam Grant, Wharton business school professor, said creative workers and personal care givers will remain valuable in the coming robotic age.
“The difficulty becomes that employers in the service industry cannot typically afford to pay a wage that would allow their employees to actually live in fast-growing cities like Frisco….”
Ruiz Foods has the No. 1 frozen Mexican food brand, El Monterey. It is expanding production and storage facilities in Florence Country, South Carolina, requiring the addition of over 700 jobs.
Taiwanese electronics manufacturer manufactures smartphones and other products for companies like Apple. The investment could add up to 50,000 new jobs in the US, across as many as three states.
The recent report from Ball State University maps the risk of automation and offshoring job losses at the county level in the United States. The report suggests that “roughly one in four American jobs, across the income and educational spectrum, are at risk of foreign competition in the coming years. Much more critically, approximately half of the jobs are at risk for automation”
The nature of work is changing, fast, hastened by artificial intelligence and robotic mechanization. So what types of work seems destined to outlast the robot revolution?
This article below lists 7 jobs that will still require humans….hands on jobs (like massage of course) but also health care and civil engineering.