These are the skills you’ll need for the roles — and the positions that are hiring right now.
AI specialist will be one of the most in-demand jobs in 2020, according to a study from LinkedIn, but companies still face a struggle in finding the talent.
That’s why corporations like Morgan Stanley and Microsoft are taking new approaches to train their current workforce on the technology.
Alongside AI experts, tech-heavy positions like data scientists and engineers will also be highly sought-after in the next decade. That indicates how aggressively companies are pursuing more sophisticated tech, and how hard they’ll have to compete in a tight labor market to fill the roles.
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The world is projected to create 133 million new jobs by 2022.
Of those, 16% will be positions surrounding artificial intelligence and big data. It’s perhaps no surprise, given that AI is one of the hottest topics in corporate America. And companies are rushing to find the talent to support the push to adopt the advanced tech.
Demand for AI specialists grew 74% in the last five years and is expected to be one of the most highly sought-after roles in 2020, according to a new study from LinkedIn. Among the necessary skills for the position are machine learning and natural language processing.
But it’s not just AI experts that are in high demand. Cloud engineers, developers, cybersecurity experts, and data scientists also made the list. Alongside the individuals needed to support the technology, companies are also seeking leaders, like a chief transformation officer and chief culture officer, to oversee the adoption. Even non-tech positions like managing the customer experience — a key focus for many digital overhauls — are hot positions for 2020.
Those projections indicate just how aggressively organizations are trying to adopt more sophisticated technology, but also the major problem they face in navigating the skills gap …read more
Source:: Business Insider