Future of Work

The State of the Working Nation in 2023 with Jane Oates

Jane Oates is the President of WorkingNation, an organization that highlights career transitions and lifelong learning through media stories. She joins host Mike Palmer in a conversation about motivating anxious workers and embracing AI.

Oates predicts growth in healthcare, education, and green energy jobs. She advises acquiring human skills like creativity that AI can’t replicate, and continuously re-skilling through online learning. Oates explores motivating sidelined workers to re-enter the workforce and contribute their talents. She expects a hybrid remote/in-office work mix, benefiting employees without remote options. Oates urges lifelong learning and pushing ourselves in new directions.

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