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While Tech Threatens Jobs, Janitorial Industry Continues to Flourish

Despite the looming threat of automation replacing skilled workers, it is estimated that janitorial and custodial jobs are expected to grow by 10 percent. Read more

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  • Comment Link Curtis Lucas Friday, 13 September 2019 07:14 posted by Curtis Lucas

    Although technology/automation my replace some jobs, I have had to build my own robot cleaners to fill positions I cannot fill due to a lack of qualified labor. I believe the rest of the nation my now be experiencing the same issues as pointed out in following articles;
    – June 5, 2018 Wall Street Journal article, “American Job Openings Now Outnumber the Jobless”.
    – August 8, 2018 Wall Street Journal article, “Jobs Go Unfilled as the Economy Expands”.
    I think you will see more and more businesses develop their own technological/automated solutions to these issues.
    Curtis Lucas
    Alaska Professional Janitorial, LLC.

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