If you are too young to remember or perhaps the parent ofsomeone who is too young to remember a time when theonly two types of telephones weren't Android or Apple butthose connected to the wall in your house and those in phonebooths, then this book is for you.Unless you're independently wealthy, at some point you'll findyourself having to choose a career path. It would be a good ideato select one that is likely to still be around in 10, 15 and 20years' time because, as this book explains, most won't be.If you don't believe me, next time you take a flight ask one ofthe cabin crew for the name of the navigator..The key to selecting a career with longevity can be summarisedas follows: There is only a future for careers in expensive economies wherethe value or quality of local knowledge or presence outweighsthe cost advantage of every other method of performing thetask.This book is not a how-to guide. It is a skip through therecent history of work with a look forward to the future and isdesigned to be thought-provoking.No one can predict the future. Nevertheless, we should all bepreparing for it. The following pages might just help.