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20 jobs that will start to disappear in the next 5 years

Summary: We’re set for some massive jobs and skills displacement over the coming years, thanks to the adoption of various technologies, particularly AI and automation.

Original author and publication date: Angela Priestley – January 30, 2021

Futurizonte Editor’s Note: We shouldn’t wait until the future is here to prepare for the future

From the article:

Before looking at roles on the ‘decrease’, it’s also important to consider the growing role of contractors in the future of work: particularly as 41 per cent of companies surveyed said they expect to expand their use of them across task-specialist work.

Once again, there are opportunities here for those looking to get involved in this contracting market – while it unfortunately does not guarantee secure work, it can present stronger flexibility and immediate earnings.

These are the roles that companies surveyed said there will be a decrease in demand, according to the Future of Jobs Survey 2020, World Economic Forum:

Data entry clerks
Administrative and executive secretaries
Accounting, bookkeeping and payroll clerks
Accountants and auditors
Assembly and factory workers
Business services and administration managers
Client information and customer service workers
General and operations managers
Mechanics and machinery repairers
Material recording and stock-keeping clerks
Financial analysts
Postal service clerks
Sales rep wholesale and man, tech and sci products
Relationship managers
Bank tellers and related clerks
Door to door sales, news and street vendors
Electronics and telecoms installers and repairs
Human resources specialists
Training and development specialists
Construction labourers

Data analytics and scientists
Ai and Machines learning specialists
Big Data specialists
Digital marketing and strategy specialists
Process automation specialists
Business development professionals
Digital transformation specialists
Information security analysts
Software applications developers
Internet of things specialists
Project managers
Business services and administration managers
Database and network professionals
Robotics Engineers
Strategic advisors
Management and organisation analysts
FinTech Engineers
Mechanics and machinery repairers
Organisational development specialists
Risk management specialists

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