Future of Work - Going Out of 2019 with a BANG!

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As the end of 2019 is nearing, we're glad to provide you with the hottest HR and Future of Work News!

Let's start with some predictions for the upcoming 2020:

1.) In 2020, robots, Chatbots and virtual agents are taking over more than a million of knowledge-work jobs. [Forbes]

2) According to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, soft skills are the future of human-based jobs. As technology and digital transformation are advancing, human interaction and touch remain capabilities with staying power. [QUARTZatWORK]

3) There is a dire need for a new way of organizational agility which will impact work culture, work environment and workforce inevitably, building a bridge between now and a more automated future. [IDC]

But wait, there is more....

  • Bloomberg is predicting that more robots will globally lead to over 120 million workers being retrained in the next three years - advancement in AI doesn't necessarily only mean the disruption of jobs, but also the creation of new ones....
  • According to the HR Federation 2019 HCM Trends Report has global HR technology venture capital topped $3.1 billion this year, three times more than in 2017. Here are 5 Ways how AI and Automation are driving change in the world of HR [talentculture]

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