The Straits Times: 2024: Year of keeping ‘an AI’ on job disruptions

The Straits Times: 2024: Year of keeping ‘an AI’ on job disruptions

SINGAPORE – Generative artificial intelligence (AI) was the biggest thing to happen in the world of work in 2023, until it was not.

The year is ending with a reality check for many bosses, who are realising that they have not figured out what to use AI for, how to use it, and if they are ready for it.

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“Lay-offs caused by AI adoption will be held off in 2024, said tech consultancy Access Partnership’s Bensen Koh.

But workers will continue to be under pressure.

Programmers, financial analysts, customer service providers and graphic designers will be among professions most affected, while others such as plumbers, gardeners, counsellors and healthcare practitioners would less likely be so.

“The impact on workers will be…”Read more on The Straits Times.

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