The bots are coming. Automation is already starting to replace jobs. Robots and computers are not only taking over routine physical work activities, but they can now tackle more complicated tasks like driving and sensing emotions. And they're cheaper than humans too.
As a result, research suggests that about half of the work humans currently do will be automated by 2055. But how will female employees fare in our automated future? A new McKinsey study found that automation will affect the working lives of men and women quite differently. And there's some good news for women, especially those who are prepared.