Before the wheel, there wasn’t a job making carts, wagons or wheelbarrows, let alone automobiles. Before the nail, there wasn’t a job making or selling hammers, let alone nails. Before the computer, there were no software engineers, let alone SaaS sales people or product managers. Sometimes jobs are created; other times jobs are multiplied. After the printing press (and again after the internet), there were more jobs for writers.
Lets take a look at the replacements jobs phenomena in the microcosm of the Bay Area. By 2020, the greatest increase in replacement job volume will be office administration, food preparation/services, and sales. That’s just a snippet of the workforce story. Check out this resource by the SmartRecruiters team to uncover the big future of Bay Area jobs: