The Future is Bleak for These 13 Professions

While automation has been slowly replacing manufacturing jobs for decades, white-collar workers are now no longer safe.

With artificial intelligence continuing to make progress, jobs can become redundant, whether in a skilled or unskilled trade or even a profession requiring years of education.

The following jobs may still be recruited, but many of these traditional professions may disappear sooner than people think.

Financial Analyst

Artificial intelligence will eventually guide businesses to make major financial decisions without the need for people to spend countless hours modeling data in excel spreadsheets.

Why is this job diminishing so quickly? Technology has played a large part because it has allowed the bosses to do more work themselves.

Administrative and Executive Secretaries

Insurance Underwriters and Claims Representatives

This job will fall victim to artificial intelligence as software can analyze and interpret all the data, including unstructured text, images, audio, and video, and calculate payouts based on this information.

With technology like ridesharing apps that companies like Uber and Lyft are using, the need for a dispatcher to be the middleman will no longer be necessary.

Dispatchers

Bookkeepers

With basic accounting software readily available, people can easily manage their businesses without hiring a bookkeeper to keep track of their finances. Some software can even download bank account information and complete simple tax forms.

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