AI Impact on Jobs: The situation is still not clear around the world regarding Artificial Intelligence i.e. AI. It has long been said that AI will change the face of the world and will halve the need for workforce. In India too, there are many discussions going on about AI and it is said that it will prove to be a game changer mainly for the IT sector. A report related to this issue has come which shows that although AI is said to be the reason for reduction of jobs in many countries, but in India, working people are more afraid of it.
Randstand Work Monitor Quarterly Pulse Survey reveals
According to the Randstad Work Monitor Quarterly Pulse Survey, people in India are more worried that AI could reduce their jobs compared to America, Germany and the United Kingdom. This survey data has been shared with the Economic Times and it has been told that 50 percent of the employees working in the country fear that AI can become a threat to their jobs and eliminate it. If we talk about developed countries, this figure is of one in three employees.
Threat to BPO and KPO workforce – Survey
Mainly for the workforce of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO), AI is becoming a tool that can work faster and at a lower cost. Therefore, people working in these sectors are facing the danger of losing their jobs. Apart from this, AI technology is being accepted rapidly especially in India.
7 out of 10 people consider AI a threat
According to the Randstad Work Monitor Quarterly Pulse Survey, a total of 1606 people were talked to and out of these, 55 percent were men while 45 percent were female employees. This survey revealed that 7 out of 10 people believe that AI can become a threat to their industry and job profile.
Governments are becoming cautious of tools like ChatGPT
Governments around the world are becoming cautious about the increasing impact of artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT and Bing Chat. Recently, Geeta Gopinath, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, had also expressed concern about the impact of AI on global jobs.
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