Business professionals need to prepare for the changing job market by identifying AI-vulnerable careers and developing skills less vulnerable to automation.
IBM expects to pause hiring for some roles as AI replaces human workers in back-office functions like human resources, with roughly 7,800 jobs to be replaced by AI. The move is part of a larger trend as organizations rethink work, resources, and technology as automation rapidly evolves. The rising popularity of AI language models like ChatGPT is also affecting businesses, with EdTech leader Chegg signaling that it was hindering its student subscriber growth. Business professionals need to prepare for the changing job market, identify AI-vulnerable careers, and develop skills that are less vulnerable to automation. The focus should be on building skills and competencies like emotional intelligence, creativity, critical thinking, data analysis, and leadership that can help individuals stay ahead of the curve in a rapidly changing job market. Every revolution brings about disruption, but it also represents an opportunity to grow and thrive in unforeseen ways.