Watch Your Back, Technology Is On The Verge Of Putting Many Office Jobs At Risk

If you work in an office admin job, here’s some depressing news to keep you awake at night (sorry): your job could be at risk over the next five years. That’s according to a big new survey published to coincide with the World Economic Forum conference in Switzerland in January. Across 15 advanced and developing economies, it finds that technological change will put a total of 7.1 million people out of work, with two-thirds of those coming in “office and administration” type roles. WEF commissioned a survey of HR managers at 371 companies and found that technology was having a deep and pervasive impact on hiring and firing choices. Some of those impacts are positive: the managers expect growth in computer and mathematical fields, in architecture and engineering, and in…


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