Bloomberg BNA: will workplace automation create chaos for women?

August 21, 2017 Rebecca Henderson

The World Economic Forum reports that men could face nearly 4 million job losses and 1.4 million gains by 2020 as a result of automation in the workplace, but women will likely be disrupted more significantly. With expectations that female talent will lose five jobs for each one gained, this population will need to consider a greater range of career paths and fields.

Randstad Sourceright CEO, Rebecca Henderson outlines the challenges women may face in the years to come and highlights ways they can develop the skills employers will be seeking in the future workplace.

Read Rebecca’s comments in Bloomberg BNA, then learn about other ways automation is impacting the world of work in Talent Trends Quarterly.

About the Author

Rebecca Henderson

Rebecca Henderson is CEO of Randstad Sourceright. Rebecca brings more than 20 years’ experience in all facets of talent acquisition solutions and technology. With deep insights and progressive perspectives, Rebecca steers Randstad Sourceright’s global development to ensure HR and talent leaders can play a strategic role in driving growth locally, across regions, and globally. Rebecca is a highly regarded leader in the talent management field and was most recently recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts in “The Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing” list.

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