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Will Your Job Be Around In The Year 2030?

Nearly 40% of U.S. jobs are in occupations that are likely to shrink or be cut by 2030.This according to a new report that measures the future of work in America.

Office support – which employs almost 21 million Americans – is at risk to losing jobs to digital services.

Food service is next on the list, with hotel, fast-food and other kitchens potentially automating the work of cooks and dishwashers.

Seattle has a clear advantage: science, technology, engineering and mathematics

professionals (STEM) – with nearly double the national average.

By 2030, jobs that make use of new technologies, which include software developers and information security specialists, will increase by 37%.

Amazon reported last week it is committed to training their employees to code.

Full Story jobs in 2030: HERE

Full Story Amazon trains employes: HERE

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Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.