Work in progress: The evolution of jobs
Rapid deployment of technology in the workplace has led to fears that some skills and professions will become redundant. However, history shows that the labour market has a way of adjusting to changes in demand
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A surgical assistant and nurse accompany obesity specialist Dr Muffazal Lakdawala during a bariatric surgery in Mumbai. Jobs like that of nurses and caregivers, which involve empathy and emotional connections, are relatively hard to automate and will see a boom in developing economies like India, futurists predict.