Roundup: U.S. Jobs Could Impacted By AI; Employees Experience Continued Burnout

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All of the U.S. jobs on Indeed have skills that can be completed or augmented by generative AI, said the company’s Hiring Lab. However, only 20% of the job board’s postings can be deemed “highly” exposed to the technology, indicating that while AI can learn to do tasks within a specific job, it’s unlikely to fully replace many positions.

The employee experience continues to be impacted by high levels of burnout and fragile psychological safety, according to a study from McLean & Company. The study found the common causes of employee burnout are workload, role clarity and autonomy, supervisor and coworker relationships, rewards and recognition, fairness and equity, and employee and organizational value alignment.

Entervu launched a mobile app offering employers tools to aid talent acquisition, and provides candidates with the ability to upload videos that complement their resumes and present their communications skills. Recruiters can also access insights into candidates’ communication style, personality and work methodologies.

HR and finance solutions provider raised $9.5 million in seed funding. The round was led by Base10, with participation from Y Combinator, Formus Capital and Cambrian Ventures.

Workforce Software announced that Jeff Moses has been named CEO. In 2023, Moses expanded his chief revenue officer role at WorkForce Software to include management of the revenue cycle.

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