Education is a fundamental solution that can be used to address both business and community needs. Employers across different product and service offerings have expressed a business imperative to create a more expansive definition of talent and to invest in non-traditional talent pools.
The beginning of the 21st century marked the acceleration of what economists call the Third Industrial Revolution. Digital technology and automation will continue to disrupt the job market and reshape the next generation of work across industries and communities, large and small. According to research conducted by the Walmart Foundation and the McKinsey Global Institute, current technologies alone could automate 45 percent of the time spent on activities that people are paid to do today.
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