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Futurework

Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century


futurework: Chapter 6 - Box 6.3

B O X 6.3 Jobs of yesterday . . . and tomorrow

Yesterday’s jobs

  • keypunch operators
  • typewriter repair technicians
  • mechanical calculating machine repair technicians
  • word-processing machine repair technicians
  • COBOL and FORTRAN instructors
  • mimeograph production technicians

Tomorrow’s jobs

  • Webmasters
  • LAN operators
  • help-desk operators
  • knowledge engineers
  • CAD/CAM operators
  • desktop publishing operators

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