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3 Reasons Why Career Choices Are More Important Than Ever

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As children, we were often asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. Such inquiries prompted answers like space cowboy, ballerina, police officer and doctor, to name just a few.

As we got older, however, our childhood ambitions morphed into more realistic choices, informed by the ever-changing world of work around us. With technology rapidly transforming every industry, the job market is undergoing a tremendous amount of change.

So, why is your choice of career more important than ever before? To answer this question, we must consider various factors, all of which should contribute to the decisions concerning our professional journey.

Automation now dominates our realities in multiple forms — from self-checkouts, customer service bots and even bots that hire and fire. While these advancements are purposed with improving and simplifying our lives, they also impose a threat on their human counterparts, who were tasked with these jobs first.

With AI technology beginning to replace workers across several industries and sectors, choosing a career that won’t get caught in the crossfire of a technological revolution is vital; you must consider the possible impact that technology could have on your industry.

It is estimated that a large percentage of workers will need to switch industries and acquire new skills to remain employable in the future. In fact, the McKinsey Global Institute found that 25% more workers than previously estimated........

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