IBM to Pause Hiring for Jobs That AI Could Do
Issue #343
7 May 2023

I could easily see 30% of that getting replaced by AI and automation over a five-year period

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna, referring to the 26,000 vacancies in back office and support functions (HR notably included among them…) now put on hold as a result of this assessment. GAI is transforming the shape of business, the future of which will be far smaller and far leaner, with the consequential reduction in organisational complexity. Real threat to recruiters is not that ‘AI will replace us’ but that AI will replace the jobs we recruit for. H/T to brainfooder Hassam Alam for the share in online community.