To prepare for automation, stay curious and don't stop learning

To prepare for automation, stay curious and don't stop learning

Tiger Tyagarajan

What will make a career sustainable in the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Tiger Tyagarajan, CEO of Genpact, makes a case for continuous education and life-long learning in this HBR article. He offers a few ways business leaders can make this a priority and support and foster their team’s curiosity and quest for knowledge. For instance, leaders must provide training around both hard and soft skills needed for the age of AI. They must also recognize that there is no one-size-fits-all model for education. “As automation inevitably eliminates human hands in manual and monotonous business processes, it’s my belief that the role of employees will be defined by an evolved skillset and an open mindset,” Tyagarajan writes. He calls on executives to “to gear the workforce away from the narrow-focused career path and toward a more evolved career lifespan.” Download the article to learn more. 

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