This is the time of year when everyone–including employers and employees–is looking ahead to the year to come and wondering how to make the most of it. Glassdoor's chief economist Dr. Andrew Chamberlain gives his take of what will likely impact job growth across industries in his report, "What's Ahead for Jobs? Five Disruptions to Watch in 2018."

Here's a look at what to expect in 2018:

1. Bracing for AI in HR and Finance

Two industries "particularly ripe" for disruption from artificial intelligence are talent acquisition and finance, Chamberlain writes.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.