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A call to action on Artificial Intelligence

Preparing employees for jobs of the future will require leaders in business, government, and higher education to work together. That was a major takeaway from a conference at Northeastern’s Toronto campus to discuss the results of a Northeastern-Gallup poll on attitudes toward artificial intelligence in the U.S., the U.K and Canada. 

“We have to do more partnering with universities on that note,” Helena Gottschling, the chief human resources officer at the Royal Bank of Canada, told an audience comprised of the three sectors gathered for a conference at Northeastern’s Toronto campus this week.

She added that employers need to do more to communicate “what we need in our workforce through the universities, so that we’re helping to inform the skills and capabilities that the universities are growing through the student populations.”

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