Meet the Co-Bots: How Tech Is Aiding Whirlpool Employees, Not Ousting Them

With robots and other tech, employees perform their work faster and more safely, Whirlpool's VP of HR told HR Dive.
Nov 21, 2019 9:05 AM ET

By Riia O'Donnell

Some talent managers believe digital skills gaps will cause businesses significant harm, while others worry about larger economic downturns. In the midst of all these shifts concerns, Whirlpool Corporation — a company with a 100-year long legacy — remains positive about its growth and the growth of its workers.

The company has worked to find the right balance of tech and process to keep staff ahead of digitization — while still prioritizing product quality, according to ​Deboleena Bose, vice president of human resources, North America, for Whirlpool Corporation.