You're Fired, Now What?

If you came into work today and were told you’re fired or laid off would you be prepared?

Would you be surprised?

Are you ready for the ever-changing world, with advancements in A.I. (Artificial Intelligence), algorithms, automation, and mechanization?

Hopeful today isn't that day, however, that day is coming. For some, it’s soon and for other job fields it farther away. When times are good and life is going smooth, these are the times we need to get preparing. We need to be planning for the future and readying our selves for the changes. In trying times, we don't rise to the level of our expectations, we default to the level of our training. What have you trained for lately?


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