Spoken Story 9-10


Your grandfather may have worked at the same job for thirty years. He never had to update his skills because the job didn’t change.

Today, employees must expect changes in their future. Computers, new technology, and new laws are causing rapid changes in the way many jobs are done. These changes mean most workers must update their skills and develop new ones, or they must face the possibility of unemployment.

Many of today’s careers will not exist ten years from now, and some careers that will be popular ten years from now haven’t yet entered the imagination of most people.

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