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30 skills you may need as A.I. disrupts the job market

By Neema Amani January 10th, 2023 2 min read

It is difficult to predict exactly which new skills will be needed due to advances in artificial intelligence and technology.

However, there will likely be a continued demand for uniquely human skills, such as:

  1. Creativity and innovation
  2. Problem-solving and critical thinking
  3. Communication and collaborationLeadership and management
  4. Emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills
  5. Flexibility and adaptability
  6. Continuous learning and lifelong learning
  7. Cybersecurity and data privacy
  8. Blockchain and cryptocurrency
  9. Natural language processing and machine translation
  10. Virtual reality and augmented reality
  11. Internet of Things (IoT) and connected devices
  12. Robotics and automation
  13. 3D printing and manufacturing
  14. Renewable energy and sustainable technology
  15. Health informatics and electronic health records
  16. Big data analysis and visualization
  17. Predictive analytics and machine learning
  18. Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  19. Data science and analytics
  20. Cloud computing and distributed systems
  21. DevOps and agile development
  22. User experience (UX) design and user interface (UI) design
  23. Mobile and web development
  24. Game design and development
  25. Project management and coordination
  26. Quality assurance and testing
  27. Technical writing and documentation
  28. Technical support and customer service
  29. Data visualization and storytelling

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In addition to these general skills, there may be a need for specific technical skills and expertise in data analysis, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

There will also likely be a continued demand for skilled trades and manual labor, as machines cannot fully replace some tasks that require a human touch.

Individuals must be proactive in developing their skills and staying current with technological developments to remain competitive in the job market.

There are many different ways to learn the skills that may be in demand due to advances in artificial intelligence and technology.

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Some options include:

Formal education: Many colleges and universities offer degree programs in computer science, data science, and engineering, which can provide a foundation in the technical skills needed for careers in these fields.

Online courses and MOOCs (massive open online courses): Many online platforms offer courses in various subjects, including technical skills like programming and data analysis. These courses can be a convenient and flexible way to learn new skills.

Professional certifications: Some professional organizations offer certifications in specific technical skills, which can be a way to demonstrate expertise and advance your career.

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On-the-job training: Many employers provide training and development opportunities for their employees, which can be a great way to learn new skills and advance your career.

Self-study: Many resources available online, such as tutorials and documentation, can help you learn new technical skills on your own.

It is important to consider what learning method is best for you and the time and resources you have available.

No matter which method you choose, it is important to be proactive and dedicated in your learning to develop the skills you need to succeed in your career.

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