Robots Are Coming for White-Collar Jobs

Robots Are Coming for White-Collar Jobs

In corporate speak, there are no “job cuts.”

Instead, firings are blandly referred to as “employment adjustments.” Now though, corporate wordsmiths will need a whole new thesaurus of euphemisms for the massive job cuts coming in the higher echelons of the corporate structure.

Don’t look now, but an unanticipated result of the ongoing pandemic is that it’s given cover for CEOs to speed up the adoption of highly-advanced “Robotic Process Automation,” or RPAs, to replace employees once assumed to be immune from displacement.As one analyst told a New York Times reporter , “With RPA you can build a bot that costs […]

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