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, Jenkins spearheads initiatives both within and outside of our organization. She not only advances diversity and inclusion among internal employees, she also partners with customers as they work to achieve their own diversity goals. Jenkins firmly believes that diversity and inclusion must be woven into every aspect of the talent life cycle to attract quality candidates, enhance employee engagement and drive performance. She brings more than 20 years of human resources, diversity and compliance experience, along with a passion for advocating on behalf of underserved populations. She is the executive sponsor for Randstad’s Hire Hope program, which provides career readiness training and job placement services to at-risk women, including survivors of exploitation and trafficking.

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