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Will a robot take your job?

About 35% of current jobs in the UK are at high risk of computerisation over the following 20 years, according to a study by researchers at Oxford University and Deloitte.

As you are studying towards an HR qualification you will be pleased to learn that the risk of HR becoming automated is 24% and classed as not very likely 242nd out of 366 jobs!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34066941

Can you guess the most likely roles to be automated?

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  • There has been a huge amount of automation Sarah in manufacturing and I can only see this increasing as technology and production lines become more advanced. 

    However can a robot do quality control? Can a robot decide whether something has been made to a satisfactory standard - is this the difference between a transactional task that doesn't require any sort of thought and can be programmed to be completed versus something that needs the human eye and an opinion to say that is either up to standard or not.

    Whilst there are jobs that can and will be automated there are new jobs that are being created all the time that a robot couldn't do now (not saying ever). I love the jobs that didn't exist 10 years ago post - can a robot do these jobs?

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghancasserly/2012/05/11/10-jobs-that-...

    Until we develop super robots and AI goes to the next level knowledge workers will always be needed who are able to be creative, think critically, solve problems and a host of other things that only human beings can do!

    Human and proud!

  • Found another interesting post that links to digital skills and the importance of being digitally literate in a digital age 

    https://theconversation.com/the-robots-are-coming-for-your-job-why-...

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