Will Your Job be Done by a Robot?

ARTICLE . . . Do you want to know how technology may affect your job in 20 years?

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Well, here´s an answer. Start focussing on appropriate niches. Mental health and substance abuse social workers.

In 2013 two Oxford scientist Frey and Osborne published a paper on expected impacts of future computerisation on US labour market outcomes, with the primary objective of analysing the number of jobs at risk and the relationship between an occupation’s probability of computerisation, wages and educational attainment. According to their estimates, about 47 percent of total US employment is at risk.

May be you want to know how technology may affect your job in 20 years. What job do you think may be hardest for a robot to do? The answer: Mental health and substance abuse social workers. This job has a 0.3 percent chance of being automated. That’s because it is ranked high in cleverness, negotiation, and helping others. The job most likely to be done by a robot? Telemarketers.

Try to find out what some smart people think future job markets might look like. Maybe yours. PLEASE CHOOSE YOUR JOB COMBINATION touching the following picture.

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1] Carl Benedict Frey, Michael A. Osborne, The Future Of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerisation, http://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/downloads/academic/The_Future_of_Employment.pdf , Oxford, September 17, 2013