But they have a hard time finding work.
You can be an expert in anything you want, whether that’ll be valuable in the future is the million dollar question.
Imagine if you were the best at designing and making carburetors the year fuel injection came out?
What if you owned the best VHS assembling facility the year DVD’s went on sale?
Technology keeps evolving, your on-the-job skillset needs to evolve along with your job. In the future, moments like the mentioned above are going to happen more and more.
How will you ensure you’re not an expert Record Stomper in the age of tapes and cds?
This post was inspired by Dr. Nick Bontis who I got to see speak at a conference at the Degroote School of Business at McMaster University in 2004 . He gave an amazing presentation on why we all need to be learning not just in school but throughout our entire lives. I will always remember that talk.