In terms of hours, the 2018 figures stand at 71% being done by humans and 26% by machines, but WEF predicts this to stand at 58% to 42% in 2022 before machines take the larger share, at 52%, just seven years from now. Machines now perform 29% of workplace tasks and this is expected to increase to 42% by 2022, meaning an average reduction in task hours of 13% from 71% to 58% for humans.
Simultaneously, rapid changes in machines and algorithms, or computer processes that are designed to solve problems, "could create 133 million new roles in place of 75 million that will be displaced between now and 2022", the group forecast. Whilst the future of work will see more organisations adopt technologies such as these, their fundamental role will be to remove repetitive tasks and admin work, making way for employees to focus on more meaningful and creative work.
The first industries that will be retraining workers, aviation and tourism. Survey responses represent more than 15 million employees, and 20 developed and emerging economies which collectively represent about 70 per cent of global GDP.
The Swiss organisation said advances in technology would give workers more time for new tasks.
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We didn't press with the same intensity we usually do", he said. "At this level it is not good enough". The first half was very poor from us and you have to forget it".
Governments were advised meanwhile to prepare safety nets for workers and communities threatened by what the WEF concluded would be "a significant shift" in the quality and permanency of the new jobs.
Technology is disrupting everything, including the way we work. According to the WEF report, almost 50% of all firms expect their full-time workforce to shrink over the next few years. The report also recognizes that there is uncertainty about the kind of new "smart" jobs, how permanent it will be and how much lifelong training an employee will need to meet the ever-changing demands of his work.
When determining job location decisions, companies overwhelmingly prioritize the availability of skilled local talent as their foremost consideration, with 74 percent of respondents providing this factor as their key consideration.