According to “Quartz,” The biggest economic issue facing America is not job creation … but closing the skills gap and retraining workers who have been displaced by automation. The total job openings were 5.5 million in Dec. 2016, up from a mere 100,000 the same time in 2015. We simply don’t have people with the right skills to fill millions of jobs. In the nick of time Bill Gates suggested how to pay for retraining. Tax all AI, from industrial robots to Watson and other artificial intelligence that take jobs previously done by humans. Select Leaders Network Real Estate Professional Associations offer training in the latest real estate software. Our website provides a Real Estate School List with more courses available. President Trump in the State of the Union promised tens of thousands of new jobs. Whatever side of the aisle you are on, you never go wrong to “be prepared” and take a refresher course or start retraining.