Is Automation Eating Jobs or Creating New Ones

 

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-based on Atul Jadhav’s views in a tweetchat hosted by Rezoomex

Historically technology has always created new jobs by automating repetitive/mundane work with predictable expected results. Human brains evolve as they learn new skills to solve challenging problems. This leads to the creation of new job types which are more evolved yet challenging. e.g. Delivery by drones may take up delivery jobs however this automation itself opens up a number of specialised jobs with higher expertise. E.g. GIS experts, geospatial data analyst/scientist, algorithm designer/ developers, control centre operators, security experts etc.

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TweetChat : Automation Is Actually Creating New IT Jobs With Mr. Atul Jadhav

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Recently, we conducted a poll on Twitter to know if automation is taking away jobs in IT industry or not? 43% of respondents said automation is taking away jobs whereas 35% said otherwise. 22% were not sure about the outcome of automation. Contrary to the popular belief, automation is likely to create more jobs than it will take away. There is no denying to the fact that automation will take away jobs which comprise repetitive/mundane tasks, but at the same time, it will create jobs which will require higher expertise, especially in the IT industry.

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How to attend a TweetChat?

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“Anjali, I have to attend your TweetChat. Tell me how do I do it?”

This phone call is common in my life. Often, it comes just at the time when I am about to get the ball rolling for a TweetChat. That makes me realize that though it is one of the most desired things to indulge in a meaningful conversation with the right people around a trending topic of interest, most of those present on Twitter have no idea how to do it without creating any nuisance.

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The Seven Most Common Mistakes in Tech Recruitment

 

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Advice for recruiters in the IT industry who handle the hiring process.

As you may be aware, it is tricky to find and hire professionals for technical positions. We should think how to optimise this process by avoiding some the most common pitfalls. Here is an outline of the practical experience I have gained in the over three years I have been a technical recruiter. When I began, I had no inkling that I was walking straight into a trap! The recruitment process requires many skills and, to be successful, you will need experience with sales, marketing, and even psychology.

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Wow! Automation is creating more jobs

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There is a general perspective among people that automation is taking over low-skilled, repetitive jobs especially in IT industry. I believe jobs are becoming more complex and require quick execution and that’s why I do not fully agree that automation is taking over jobs. In fact, it is creating more new-age jobs. New career opportunities for IT employees will open up in some emerging digital domains like BigData, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Security and Cloud Computing.

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TweetChat on The Future of Recruitment With Mr. Tarun Sharma

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Automation is all set to change Recruitment forever. Many companies have already started adopting automation. They believe it has the potential to speed up the hiring process and make recruiters more productive. In circumstances where robots are likely to automate 50% of the global workforce by 2045. What exactly does the future hold for recruiters?

In a recently conducted #TTRT TweetChat, Mr. Tarun Sharma CEO, BMC Software shared his views on the Future of Recruitment in an Automated World.

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Recruitment: 5 Things to Expect in The Near Future

Recruitment5-Things-to-Expect-in-The-Near-Future_Article_finalTechnology continues to change exponentially and at the same time it continues to change all areas of business and industry, and the Recruitment Industry is no exception. Many organizations have already changed their recruitment process by adopting technologies like Applicant Tracking System and Recruiting Software. Recruiters, on the other hand, are evolving as well, as they know they have to keep up with the trends to survive.

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14 Tech Terms You Should Know If You’re A Tech Recruiter

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Have you ever wanted to know, in very simple terms, the answers to the following terms?

Coding, Language, Front End, Back End, Object-oriented programming (OOP), Framework, Software development, Versioning, Open Source, Big Data, Cloud

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5 Skills a Microservices Candidate Should Possess

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Microservices is being considered as the next disruptive technology evolution. It provides organisations new ways to build applications, a much better and faster way for software development.  In the new world, it is not the big fish which eats the small fish, it’s the fast fish which eats the slow fish., therefore the objective is always to deliver a quality product at the shortest period of time and that’s why more and more organisations are adopting Microservices which obviously indicates that there will be a lot of demand for Microservices skills in the job market and that’s where you as a recruiter comes into picture.

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