Automation in the workplace is a trend that is here to stay and could eventually disrupt a third of America's workforce.
News reports about people losing their jobs to robots have become more frequent and will only continue to increase. A report earlier this year by Washington-based think tank Brookings Institution indicates that roughly 36 million Americans hold jobs with "high exposure" to automation — meaning at least 70 percent of their tasks could soon be performed by machines using current technology. When faced with an inevitable reality, the best thing to do is to prepare. Here are some tips to survive automation in the workplace.