All the signs are that the labour shortage in the industrialised nations will intensify dramatically in the current decade. But as the workforce gap left by the greying population widens, the need to take action becomes ever more urgent. Governments, companies and, yes, investors cannot afford to sit on their hands. The implications are simply too serious. The labour shortage forces companies to rethink their growth plans and ask themselves how quickly they should invest in automation and/or artificial intelligence in order to make up for the shortfall in human resources. But read for yourself.
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