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More Than 40% of Companies Will Replace Employees With AI in 2024

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Employees need to grow their skills and stay relevant if they don't want to lose their job to AI.

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Thirty-seven percent of companies using AI say the technology replaced workers this year, and 44% say it will replace workers next year, according to a Resume Builder survey of 750 business leaders at companies that currently use or plan to use AI in 2024.

The November survey found:

  • 53% of companies use AI, and 24% plan to start in 2024;
  • 37% of companies using AI say the technology replaced workers this year;
  • 44% of companies surveyed say AI will lead to layoffs in 2024;
  • 96% of companies hiring in 2024 say candidates will benefit from having AI skills;
  • 83% say AI skills will help current employees retain their jobs.

Ninety-one percent of companies using or planning to start using AI in 2024 will hire new employees next year, and 96% say it will be very beneficial or somewhat beneficial for candidates to have experience with AI.

Additionally, 83% of this same group say employees who have AI skills will definitely or probably have more job security at their company than those who do not.

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