Artificial Intelligence Won’t Take Away Jobs but Transform Them
Artificial intelligence has become a buzzword that has permeated all our lives. AI and automation are transforming how businesses communicate with their clients and execute their operations. The transformation in the industry has also led to a change in skills requirements.
As a result, “34% of HR leaders invest in workforce learning and deskilling as part of their strategy to prepare for the future of work.”
These technologies have brought numerous benefits such as:
• Higher productivity.
• Better GDP growth.
• Improved performance.
But they have also changed the way we view human workers now.
Most organizations are implementing AI and other technological advancements in many areas, starting from manufacturing to customer management. The introduction of technology has made some rapid changes in the way we work. And ideally, automation will lead to some significant changes, to the extent of AI replacing jobs.
However, the primary question remains
In an interview with the New York Times, tech avant-garde Elon Musk said that artificial intelligence would take over humans in the next five years.
12 jobs that robots will replace in the future
Based on the nature and type of these jobs, here is a rundown of the jobs that AI machines are most likely to perform in the future:
1. Customer service executives
2. Bookkeeping and data entry
5. Manufacturing and pharmaceutical work
6. Retail services
7. Courier services
10. Taxi and bus drivers
11. Market research analysts
12. Security guards
12 jobs that AI can’t replace
Human creativity knows no limits. Strategic thinking, thought leadership, conflict resolution and negotiation, emotional intelligence, and empathy are qualities in jobs that AI cannot replace at any point in time.
Following are some of the professions which would stand the test of time:
1. Human resource managers
4. Chief executives
8. Event planners
9. Graphic designers
10. Public relations managers
11. Software developers
12. Project managers
Will robots take our jobs?
It is probably not an easy answer to provide, but the concern is far from being baseless.
Even if the change is not imminent right now, industry experts such as Fortune have stated that “robots will replace 40% of jobs in the next 15 years”.
AI and advanced technology expect that processes will become smarter, and machines will be more humanized in the long run. However, the problem is that it may also make a few jobs redundant.
According to the World Intelligence Congress, AI, virtual personal assistants, and chatbots will replace almost 69% of a manager’s workload by 2024.
When technology and computers were introduced, they showed improvements in productivity, global reach, and faster communication across the world. Computers have reduced or eliminated paperwork to a great extent, for one. IT and software have enhanced our problem-solving, reasoning, knowledge, learning, and planning qualities.
But do you think robots are taking over your job as well? It may be hard to predict the exact impact that AI will have on specific assignments. Mechanization and technology have had some effect on particular professions. Similarly, AI might also have that impact.
Let’s look at some of the professions that may be deemed redundant in the future and why.
Will robots replace humans?
Robots today are continually being developed and are learning and adapting to their environment. To some extent, there will be a significant impact of artificial intelligence on employment. But, one should also remember that empathy, cognitive thinking, and emotional intelligence are traits that make humans unique and irreplaceable. Some customers prefer to talk to human representatives when they have a problem, and AI can never take that.
Overall, AI has a great future and will be one of the essential tools for organizations in the future. It is unlikely that even the best of robots would replicate a human being’s warmth and understanding.
So the question is: “Will they replace humans altogether?” cannot be answered.
Source 1: saviom.com
Source 2: forbes.com