Employees are increasingly asking what kind of jobs are likely to be replaced by robots and if robots can replace humans.
Given the continued pace of technological and societal change, what new jobs and professions might emerge in the coming years? From crypto detective to space junk removal officer, these weird and wonderful jobs could be undertaken by humans or robots in future.
It’s not all doom and gloom. This demand for robotics is in fact an enabler, and will assist people in the tasks that they are already carrying out – the UK needs to realise this.
The idea of robots moving into the workplace is often met with a negative reaction. Hysterical predictions of Matrix-style human subjection or Terminators roaming the land are never far away from the topic.
In any job sector, there is always a debate of whether technology will overtake human jobs, and the contact centre is no different. These arguments are always made in black and white and assume the workforce will be entirely human or entirely robot.
As the Taylor report on employment in the modern economy highlighted, our workplaces are changing rapidly. And some of the biggest drivers of that change are automation, robots and artificial intelligence.
British chain Village Hotels has made a major technological play, revealing a plan to install the Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker and its virtual assistant Alexa across rooms.
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Steve Byrne discusses the importance of sharing success stories to build brand equity amidst increased automation – remembering what makes us all different.
Amid an ongoing discussion about robots replacing human jobs, employers must remember that a happy workforce is a productive workforce.
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Businesses across the world are embracing new digital advances which are benefiting staff productivity levels and efficiency while saving money. Although technology has already played a huge part in industries such as farming and production, it is now set to take on more traditional “white collar” office jobs.