Report: Fast Growth In Jobs That Won't Be Automated
In its latest quarterly index, Cognizant reports the “jobs of the future”
The U.S. job market is brushing up against its best performance in a half-century, but certain occupations are in greater demand than most — those involving new or particularly human-led skills that seem least subject to automation.
In its latest quarterly index, provided first to Axios, Cognizant reports that “jobs of the future” — occupations like cyber calamity forecaster, career counselor and solar engineer — jumped 68 percent in 2018, vastly outperforming the market as a whole. By comparison, the 2.6 million jobs created last year by the sizzling economy overall were only a 1.5 percent addition to the U.S. labor force.