Work in progress: The evolution of jobs

Rapid deployment of technology in the workplace has led to fears that some skills and professions will become redundant. However, history shows that the labour market has a way of adjusting to changes in demand
Curated by: Madhu Kapparath
Published: Aug 4, 2018
Work in progress: The evolution of jobs

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When push comes to shove
Besides its punctuality, Tokyo’s railway network is known for employing professional pushers called oshiyas who shove as many office-goers as possible into trains during rush hour. According to studies, by 2030, nearly half of these Japanese office-goers will have to reskill and find new jobs due to automation.