Women Are More Likely To Be Forced to Switch Occupations Because of AI
Related company: McKinsey
Recent data released by McKinsey established that women are 1.5 times more likely to be displaced by automation, as women in the U.S. make up the largest percentage of workers in low-wage jobs. Other big job losses are likely to occur in customer service, office administrative roles, and food services, where female workers are heavily represented. Black and Hispanic workers will also be affected by AI in the workplace. However, McKinsey’s data suggests that employers will look beyond educational credentials and value soft skills learned on the job. This highlights the increasing importance of skills that bots have yet to master.
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