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
Curated by: Madhu Kapparath
Published: Aug 4, 2018
Work in progress: The evolution of jobs

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Emotional connect
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.