The digital world includes communication, information exchange, transactions, and many other facilities. Advancement in technology have made this possible. It can help us to do many things more easily. However, apart from the many advantages offered, technology is also one of the reasons for many decreasing jobs in demand.
Automation is one of many aspects in industrial technology which has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, apart from advancing the technology sector and making human jobs easier. The data prove that the development of the automation system threatens workers from two sides. According to the data by World Economic Forum, 43% said they would reduce their human workforce because they would be replaced by integrated automation systems. Even so, the presence of technology does not only cause the replacement of human workers. The growth of occupations can also result from this.
Types of Job Roles Growth
The growth of types of job roles has actually been carried out, most of which are jobs that operate in the digital world or are related to this field. According to the data, 84% of business owners have made rapid improvements in digitizing work processes in their business. One of them is working remotely and it make 44% possibility for workers to do it permanently in the future. This changes certainly requires appropriate adjustments. One of the concerns for workers who do remote working is the threats to their physical and mental health. Thus, one in three workers expects a sense of connectivity between workers through digital devices.
The growth of professions working online is the result of rapid technological developments in the digital world. The digital world has become a source of entertainment and knowledge which billions of people around the world access every single day. Of course, this fact makes the digital world have unlimited business potential. This causes the profession in the digital world to become one of the professions with rapid development needs.