The World Economic Forum predicts that AI and other technologies could eliminate nearly 2% of current jobs, or around 14 million positions, by 2027.
Administrative and record-keeping positions are most vulnerable, but creative and analytical thinking skills are increasingly important for workers.
- 14 million jobs, or 2% of current employment, may disappear by 2027 due to the widespread use of AI and other technology.
- Administrative and record-keeping roles are most at risk of being replaced by automation.
- Over 85% of companies surveyed see the adoption of new technology as the biggest driver of transformation within their organizations.
- Creative and analytical thinking are among the most important skills for workers in 2023 and beyond.
- Cognitive skills have a growing importance in an increasingly technology-driven workplace.
- This will be hard on people, having the pace of change speed up like this.
- For many, retraining is hard.
- But regardless, this is going to happen everywhere faster than ever…
- A new report found that the adoption of new technology and AI will be the biggest drivers of company transformation within the next five years as more tasks will be automated.
- Technology will likely be the most prominent factor in both eliminating and creating jobs within the next five years,
- The report found that analytical thinking was the most crucial skill for employees, followed by creative thinking — others that were among the high ranks were resilience, self-awareness, and curiosity.