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Axios, US: Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work Releases Jobs of the Future Index

"A lot of the jobs of the future are jobs [that are being done] today," said Benjamin Pring, director of the Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant. "That everyone would be a computer scientist is unrealistic." Excerpts:

“Maybe you didn't grow up dreaming of being an ‘augmented reality journey builder’ or ‘master of edge computing’ — or a ‘cyber calamity forecaster.’

But someone will, Axios future editor Steve LeVine reports.

Jobs of the future will be heavy on the use of algorithms, automation and AI; customer experience; environment; fitness and wellness; health care; legal and financial services; transport; and work culture.

That assessment comes from a report — released first to Axios by Cognizant, an IT firm based in New Jersey — identifying 50 ‘jobs of the future’ to replace the many current occupations that are being vaporized.”

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