Tech Companies Try to Retrain the Workers They’re Displacing

Tech Companies Try to Retrain the Workers They’re Displacing

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Tech Companies Try to Retrain the Workers They’re Displacing
Automation will change or eliminate millions of today’s jobs. Can training workers for entry-level tech jobs… | |

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 ” …. Now these companies are looking to put a positive spin on the next controversial frontier: their effect on jobs.Facebook has been offering training in a variety of digital skills, including an alliance with a coding school in Michigan that began last fall. On March 26 in St. Louis, it’s launching a training-oriented national tour called Community Boost, part of a broader effort that COO Sheryl Sandberg projects will have reached 2.5 million people by the end of the year. Microsoft has committed millions to a Colorado nonprofit called Skillful that helps connect people with jobs in IT, advanced manufacturing and healthcare. Amazon’s spin is a little different—it offers to cover 95 percent of the cost of training its own warehouse employees for a variety of careers outside of Amazon. As Maggioncalda puts it, the future of work and the future of education are converging…. “

There was an earlier discussion on labour, talent, jobs, work…
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