Could You Lose Your Job to a Robot?
Computers are becoming smarter by the day, and according to a study by researchers at Oxford University and Deloitte, they will be taking over a large portion of jobs currently held by humans sooner than you think. The study estimated that about 35% of jobs in the U.K. are at high risk of computerization.
Type your profession into the search box on this BBC-hosted job test to see how likely your role is for extinction. News editors, no need to worry. You only have an 8% chance of being replaced by a computer. Financial analysts, your likelihood of animation is too close to call. Personal assistants, unfortunately, it’s fairly likely that you will be replaced—68% likely, to be exact. Architects, on the other hand, you only have a 2% likelihood of being replaced by a computer, and graphic designers only have a 5% chance. Marketing associates, this job guide declares that you have a 33% chance of losing your job to a machine.
Will you lose your job to a robot? Visit the BBC to find out.
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