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Jobs for Humans


Digital disruption, AI, automation and changing views about work-life balance are going to transform our workplaces. A Deloitte Access Economics report forecasts that four out of five jobs created between now and 2030 will be for ‘knowledge workers’.

In this episode, Jess and David are joined by Professor Mark Griffin, Director of the Future of Work Institute at Curtin University, to discuss how our workplaces are going to change.

  • Should we be worried about ‘technological unemployment’? (00.28)
  • What will be the biggest differences between the workplace today and in 2030? (02.41)
  • How do we upskill to prepare for the future? (04.39)
  • What’s the impact of the gig economy? (09.16)
  • What do people need from their workplace? (16.04)



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You can read the full transcript for the episode here.