Automation, artificial intelligence and digitization were once far-fetched concepts only seen in sci-fi movies, but have quickly become reality.
While society hasn’t totally mastered these technologies for everyday use, the workforce may be the population to benefit the most.
This era is referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution and focuses on new technologies taking over jobs of the past, while humans advance and upskill to work alongside these tools.
By incorporating technologies at work, workers can reduce their risk of on-site injury, while also adopting new knowledge on how to actually improve operations, overall productivity and feel secure in their environment.
Beyond making the workplace safer for many, automation also encourages professionals to expand and challenge themselves, increasing their likelihood to move up in their careers.
While automation is certain to take over many menial tasks, adopting it also means more high-skilled jobs are created that can help address the labor shortage plaguing much of the world.