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The Fear Is Back: One-Third of Workers Think Robots Will Steal Their Jobs

June 10, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Technology can be seen as both a blessing and a curse. When the coronavirus pandemic struck, businesses and organizations were quick to implement work-from-home technologies to keep workers on the job and working safely. As the “new normal” of remote work and social distancing continues to dominate the headlines, it makes us wonder: Should we be afraid of the machines again?

A new study by showcases the possible implications of job automation, with 1 in 3 people saying their jobs could be replaced by machines in the future. Interestingly, part-time workers are more likely to believe their jobs could be automated (43%) compared with those in full-time roles (30%).

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