Thursday, 4 May 2023, Bengaluru, India
Even though Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other technologies are greatly assisting a lot of people, they are also steadily eliminating the jobs of users. According to research from the World Economic Forum (WEF), Ten Job Roles that AI and Other Technologies smart technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) will threaten jobs like bank tellers, cashiers, and data entry clerks.
Within the next five years, these positions might become extinct. The information is based on a survey of 803 businesses that intend to use big data, cloud computing, and AI technologies in the foreseeable future.
“For people around the world, the past three years have been filled with upheaval and uncertainty for their lives and livelihoods, with COVID-19, geopolitical and economic shifts, and the rapid advancement of AI and other technologies now risks adding more uncertainty,” said Saadia Zahidi, the Managing Director of World Economic Forum.
List of Job Roles that are at Risk and Could be Declined:
Since online banking gained worldwide traction, it has hurt many actual bank branches, rendering them useless. This has resulted in the closure of banks, putting the careers of bank tellers and associated clerks in jeopardy. According to the research, a 40 percent reduction in these positions may be observed before the end of this decade.
Similarly, as we are noticing automation, sensor technologies, and other online services take up the mantle, at the same time these events are putting the jobs of postal service clerks, cashier and ticket office clerks, and data entry staff in jeopardy. Some sources believe that these roles could see a possible decline in the coming years and that these roles will be replaced by AI and other technologies.
“In terms of highest absolute job losses, data clerks fare the worst, with an expected 8 million job losses within five years, followed by administrative and executive secretaries, and accounting, bookkeeping, and patrol clerks. These three occupations combined account for more than half of the total expected job destruction, the Future of Jobs 2023 report notes,” the report stated.
- 10 job roles are likely at risk in next 5 years due to Artificial Intelligence and other tech.
- These roles could become obsolete in the next five years.
- Autonomous and electric vehicle specialists are currently in hot demand.
There was also a mention of the top ten jobs that will see positive growth in the next few years.
“Autonomous and electric vehicle specialists are in hot demand, topping the list of most in-demand jobs for 2023, with more than 40% growth expected in the coming five years. Close behind, AI and machine learning specialists could see only slightly less job growth, followed by environmental protection professionals with an expected 35% increase over the same period,” the report said.