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How To Prevent Robots From Taking Over Your Job? Part 2

How To Prevent Robots From Taking Over Your Job? Part 2

We talk about how AI and robots can replace some of the current jobs.  This leads to the affected employees to make the necessary adjustments and companies to revisit their jobs’ descriptions and study how AI can be applied to keep them competitive.

We’ll explore AI deeper and why some jobs can’t be replaced by AI in this part 2 of the writing.  Examples of these jobs:

  1. Human Resource Managers
  2. Sales Managers
  3. Marketing Managers
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Event Planners
  6. Editors
  7. Graphic Designers

Some characteristics that suggest why the above 8 jobs are not easy to be replaced by AI:

  1. Tasks are not standardised and not easy to teach; 
  2. Require interpersonal conflict with the help of non-cognitive and reasoning skills;
  3. Require high EQ to manage the relationship appropriately;
  4. Tasks are complex and making automation a challenge to AI;
  5. It’s nearly impossible to automate leadership at this point;
  6. Tasks like making plans, coordinate and execute plans are not easy to replicate;
  7. Quality checks and interpretation for clarity and scan for plagiarism require humans to perform the tasks.

Although there are some AIs taking small parts of the tasks, most of them are still require humans to complete.

How Artificial Intelligence Impact?

Many marketers and sales leaders are now applying AI to high-level generic situations like personalization and selection of content to present to prospects.  Another great example is smarter email marketing like knowing when people open emails and using that intelligence to send at those times.”

The AI is likely to supplement the advice, guidance, and recommendations from marketing agencies.

To make better decisions, today consultants help companies know what to do, when to do it and how to do it but soon AI-powered insights and recommendations software will give marketers their to-do list and that list is prioritized based on their specific goals.

Those jobs which require emotional intelligence will be safer in the immediate future as the roles and tasks are hard to replace by AI.  It is hard to say whether in the far future will AI able to do well emotional intelligence though. This would mean any kind of job that benefits from these kinds of human attributes is better off done by a human. A computer or robot may assist you in performing efficiently, but for now, you’re the one who adds the expertise on how to perform appropriately.

Although some jobs may change drastically in the near or distant future, the AI will allow humans to spend more time on work they’re passionate about rather than time-consuming tasks.  

How to Future-Proof Your Career

At this point, we know that AI become smarter and will take over smaller, more time consuming tasks, it can’t easily replace human emotions and behaviors that customers and audiences identify with. Even today, some customers prefer to talk to human customer service reps over bots when they have a problem.

Moreover, AI is not able to replace the leaders yet, a company might always need a chief executive or managers with strong emotional intelligence or other teamwork-oriented skills.

This goes to AI might not easily replace a creative role or service that requires employees to think outside the box or try something that hasn’t been done yet.

The best way to avoid the robots is to determine the skills and traits that are irreplaceable, improve them, and whenever you can.

For instance, if your job requires a lot of tasks that could be done by a robot, you might want to consider taking on a project that will teach you about management or leadership.

If your company offers professional development, you could also take a course in a more creative skill, like public speaking, writing, or graphic design. This way, if your job shifts, you might easily transition into another role or seem more valuable to a hiring manager due to your unique combination of logistical and creative skills. 

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