Do We Really Need Skilled Workers?

Michael Nabert
5 min readJan 26, 2022

Wouldn’t amateurs filling those roles be cheaper?

Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash

The term “essential workers” existed before Covid, but has taken on new life in the pandemic era. Without people picking produce, delivering it to grocery stores, and stacking it on shelves, the casual plenty in which we planned our meals transforms into disconcerting scarcity. That work is essential.

Michael Nabert

Researching a road map from our imperilled world into one with a livable future with as much good humour as I can muster along the way.