The Future of Work [Podcast]


In September, Dr. Jerry Paytas was featured on Workforce Central, hosted by the National Association of Workforce Boards‘ President/CEO Ron Painter. Workforce Central features public & private sector leaders in workforce development, education, business and economic development discussing key workforce issues and investment strategies to help America compete globally.

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This episode features an interview with Dr. Jerry Paytas from Fourth Economy Consulting as he discusses the future of work, the disconnect between the economy and job development, as well as surprising trends that will impact the future of work. Discover how developments in 3D printing and other technological advancements will drastically shift the landscape of job and economic development in the future.

Takeaways from the Episode:

  • There’s an accelerating gap between the economy and the jobs that the economy is creating
  • As droughts and floods increase the pressures and demands on water will impact economic development
  • 3D printing may change the supply chain in manufacturing regions
  • The internet of things will allow for more extensive data collection and analysis, which will change the way we work