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Digital shadows AI is changing how workers are recruited and retained, injecting new life into the overworked and understaffed HR sector. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the workplace might not be the singular threat to employment that many human workers anticipate.

HR Dive reports that machine learning and automation will be leveraged not to replace workers but to retrain them. It cites Making the Most of Machine Learning: 5 Lessons from Fast Learners, research from SAP and the Economist Intelligence Unit, in which 75 percent of respondents to a poll of 360 senior executives from North and Latin America, Asia Pacific and Europe say that they plan to retrain employees displaced by machine learning.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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