Removing the Lower Rungs in the Career Ladder?
Machine Learning technology might take the drudge work out of many occupations, and might in turn, reduce the number of jobs that require low level skills. But if that happens, how do junior and new employees gain the skills required for higher level roles that require knowledge and judgement?
Skills that today are developed while working your way up through the ranks, beginning with long hours of learning on the job while carrying out those low level tasks. This is the question that Audit and Accounting firms are asking themselves as they start to consider what automation and machine learning might mean for their workforce structure, and for the professional development of their staff. Read more in Quartz this week.