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'There will be no need for HR in future'

What the future of work will look like is a question that plays on the mind of thought leaders and HR, alike.

While there are many academic reports predicting that 20million factory jobs will be lost to automation, according to Oxford Economics predictions and the future of work will be one of hyper surveillance, according to RSA research, they are just predictions and it is impossible to predict with 100% accuracy until it happens.

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Comments (2)

  • Anna
    Thu, 3 Oct 2019 1:29pm BST
    The role might evolve but as long as there are people HR can perform a function. Not all roles will be replaced by automation and the ones that aren't may require more specialist HR support. Those that are - well the people who lose those jobs will need retraining or adjustment.
  • RoseMarie Loft
    RoseMarie Loft
    Thu, 3 Oct 2019 1:10pm BST
    I remember being told not so long ago that with increased AI and technology, we would all be retiring in our 40s....

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