AI Hiring Expected to Show Resilience Amid Coronavirus Slowdown

Technology workers with artificial-intelligence skills are being spared from the current wave of layoffs, and may see employment opportunities increase, as health-care providers, schools and businesses at the frontlines of the pandemic look to develop advanced analytics and other smart applications.

Technology research firm International Data Corp. estimates that the number of AI jobs globally could increase by as much as 16% this year, reaching 969,000, driven by stronger demand for AI workers as companies contend with the…

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