The COVID pandemic will end up changing the nature of work by accelerating the adoption of AI.
In fact, job searches in AI have risen 106% in the past year (June 2019 to June 2020) as revealed by data from job site Indeed.
Job searches around AI-related jobs have seen a 20% increase in the last 6 months alone (March 2020 to July 2020), in line with the onset of COVID-19.
As an aftermath of the global pandemic, industries all over are witnessing an accelerated adoption of AI-led technologies in order to ensure business continuity during the changed circumstances. Because of the increased number of functions being automated, creating a need for more skilled tech talent.