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20 Jobs of the Future

20 Jobs of the Future
In the past, careers were stable, linear and singular. People chose one path and pursued it over the course of their lives from college to retirement. In our modern age of technology driven … In the past, careers were stable, linear and singular. People chose one path and pursued it over the course of their lives from college to retirement. In our modern age of technology driven exponential change - this model no longer works. Careers are now complex, fragmented, specialized, collaborative and ever evolving. This presentation will show you a snapshot of 20 careers that will likely come of age in the next 10 years.

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