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Knobull Provides Tools To AI Proof Your Career
As AI looms in the near future, many people can't help but fear it. A leading newsfeed published an article that asked: What will the workplace of the future look like, and will your role still exist? Another recent article even posited that AI wouldn't just lead to the end of work.
Google is testing technology that would reduce writing staff in favour of AI-generated content. In the tech world, IBM plans to reduce its staff by 7,800 after implementing AI technology.
According to estimates from the government the finance, retail, transport and manufacturing sectors are just some of the industries expected to suffer from job loss over the next few decades.
It's the dawn of AI in the workplace and you could be affected. Knobull conducted research to find out some practical tips on how to 'AI-proof' your career.
With the AI workplace revolution on the horizon, it's wise to take stock of:
1. WHAT ARE THE HUMAN ELEMENTS OF YOUR JOB?
What do you do that AI could never replicate?
Strong communications, negotiation and teamwork skills are valuable and difficult to replace with automation. Building relationships and effective collaboration can be essential in many
Enhance and embrace your uniquely human skills such as creative critical thinking, emotional intelligence, adaptability and complex problem-solving. These are things that AI cannot currently replicate.
2. KEEP YOUR SKILLS FRESH
If you work in a sector that is due to be affected by AI, it is worth keeping your resume competitive with a career coach like JobStars. This means investing time in refreshing your skills with edX courses. Both can be accessed on the Knobull homepage.
There are lots of free courses out there, Knobull is a good place to start. Continuous professional development will keep your resume looking fresh and you will feel more confident when applying for roles or going for promotion.
3. FIGURE OUT HOW AI CAN HELP, BUT BE AWARE OF WHAT IT CAN'T DO
Embrace the changes and see how you can incorporate AI into your current role and you will be ahead of the game. Perhaps there is an emerging AI tool that could help speed this process up.
AI will be finding its way into just about every sector sooner or later. So, it can't hurt to try to tune up your career so that it really is irreplaceable.
Bentley concluded, "Rather than replacing employees with AI and creating a soulless atmosphere, employers should consider utilising AI as a tool to assist teams, which could boost productivity levels and help to streamline workflows with a human touch."