Monthly Archives: June 2018

Will Technology Take Your Job?

Technology is amazing, but here’s a scary fact: technology has already taken over 90% of the jobs humans used to do, (Forbes, Jan 2018). Wow. The Guardian reports that four million jobs in the British private sector could be replaced by robots in the next decade. Automation and artificial intelligence is having a huge impact upon our employment market and therefore job search too. Research says that jobs in finance and accounting, transport and distribution and in media, marketing and advertising are most likely to be automated. So – if you are searching for a job, how do you compete with technology? Four Reasons Why You’re Better Than A Robot 1.     Creativity Humans are good at thinking outside of the box: seeing connections when they are not there. In other words, humans are good at seeing the ‘big picture’. 2.     Relationships Whilst skills and experience and undoubtedly important, it’s rapport that creates great working relationships. In today’s email-driven world, it’s great to pick up the phone…

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