Not only has the nearly limitless potential of this technology captured humanity’s imagination, AI applications are and will continue to quickly transform the modern world. The power of AI and machine learning can be applied to any area that employs technology including finance, security, and space exploration. A study by Bughin et al. (2018) found that an estimated 70% of companies will adopt AI technology in the next decade. Due to the disruption that AI and machine learning are poised to cause in the coming years, those who have developed marketable skills in this area are likely to enjoy the most job security.
Much of this technology is already being developed and selectively implemented. In Japan, which is home to the world’s largest elderly population, researchers and engineers are leading the way in this field. A 2018 survey by Orix Living Corp. found that the public has relatively little anxiety regarding this technology with over 84% of respondents indicating they were ready or wanting to receive nursing care from robots.
Transforming the Workplace
Reshaping Technical Talent
A 2020 Forbes study found that hiring growth for AI specialists increased 74% annually in the past 4 years and that trend is likely to continue. Now is the time to begin or continue developing expertise in this field. Hop on this technological train and ride it to a future filled with prosperity, job security, and a career that positively impacts people’s lives because it is only going to continue to gain speed and momentum. All aboard!
David Aplin Group is a private family and employee owned Canadian staffing agency founded in Alberta in 1975, recognized as one of Canada's most accomplished recruiting firms. Our mission is to positively impact lives. Blog author, Matthew Grieve, is an IT Recruiter at David Aplin Group, based in Calgary, Alberta.
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