white paper: women and automation.

July 6, 2018 Audra Jenkins

confronting tomorrow's workforce diversity challenges today

A diverse workforce drives innovation through different perspectives, thoughts and ideas. And organizations are striving to create a balance between "checking the boxes" of compliance and the strategic efforts of fostering a truly inclusive workplace. That challenge will likely only grow more complex as rapid technological advances, robotics and automation continue to impact the world of work.

How can employers and talent alike prepare for the displacement that will be caused by automation? Which roles are most likely to be replaced by machines? And, with the World Economic Forum projecting that 57% of the jobs lost to automation will be those currently held by women, what does this shift mean for your diversity strategies?

Read the white paper for expertise from Randstad US chief diversity and inclusion officer, Audra Jenkins. Then, check out other diversity & inclusion insights to learn how companies and talent leaders around the world are helping advance women at work. 

About the Author

Audra Jenkins

As chief diversity and inclusion officer, Audra is responsible for working with Randstad’s U.S. operating companies to further diversity strategies both internally and externally to elevate the diversity mission for our customers and Randstad overall. In this role, Audra provides clients across the organization with guidance for effective strategies in diversity, inclusion, veterans and compliance. Audra also helps run Randstad’s Hire Hope program, designed by Randstad to provide career readiness training and job placement services to underserved and at-risk women, including survivors of exploitation and trafficking.

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