With regular learning and development opportunities, employees will have the reassurance that they are not about to be replaced. In fact, McKinsey has estimated that only 5% of occupations can be entirely automated using current technology2. Instead, people will be able to automate repetitive and time–consuming tasks to focus on more skills–based work. The human element of almost all roles is still important. Advancing technology can help your employees focus on their development and harness more skills, as proven by 35% of European workers feeling that new technology will allow them to individually learn anything, anytime, anywhere. T
echnology is hugely beneficial to the workplace. Automation could not only enable employers to better cater to the many needs and desires of staff, but also facilitate more efficient work for employees. Employers should ensure they are not over–reliant on technology and still build a human connection with their employees, offering sufficient support and encouragement.
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