The recently released CEDA report – Australia’s future workforce – has found that almost 40 per cent of Australian jobs were threatened by increased computerisation and automation over the next two decades – and up to 60 per cent in regional areas.
Whilst some professionals have a clear view of how they want to spend their retirement, many more reach the later part of their full-time working life with little idea of what retirement might look like for them. And all too often, professionals approach the end of their full-time working life preoccupied with concerns about how long their retirement savings will last and whether they can actually afford to retire.
Michael Plis – a Melbourne-based IT Professional – has been named recipient of the 2015 Professionals Australia IT scholarship. Michael received his graduate diploma in IT from Chisholm Institute in 2005 and has been a member of Professionals Australia since 2010.