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Demand for these jobs declined in 2020; number 11 will surprise you

Updated : December 28, 2020 09:06 AM IST

Here's a look at 11 jobs for which demand declined amid the pandemic, according to the World Economic Forum Future of Jobs Report 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the way the world functioned for centuries. It virtually brought the world to a standstill and enforced strict measures from governments to curb the spread of the virus. Millions of people lost their jobs, while millions faced salary cuts. Here's a look at 11 jobs for which demand declined amid the pandemic, according to the World Economic Forum Future of Jobs Report 2020. (Image: Reuters)
The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the way the world functioned for centuries. It virtually brought the world to a standstill and enforced strict measures from governments to curb the spread of the virus. Millions of people lost their jobs, while millions faced salary cuts. Here's a look at 11 jobs for which demand declined amid the pandemic, according to the World Economic Forum Future of Jobs Report 2020. (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | Data entry clerks (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | Data entry clerks (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | Administrative and executive secretaries. (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | Administrative and executive secretaries. (Image: Reuters)
No 3 | Accounting, bookkeeping and payroll clerks (Image: AP Photo)
No 3 | Accounting, bookkeeping and payroll clerks (Image: AP Photo)
No 4 | Accountants and auditors (Image: Reuters)
No 4 | Accountants and auditors (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Assembly and factory workers (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Assembly and factory workers (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | Business services and administration managers (Image: Stock)
No 6 | Business services and administration managers (Image: Stock)
No 7 | Client information and customer service workers (Image: Wikimedia)
No 7 | Client information and customer service workers (Image: Wikimedia)
No 8 | General and operations managers (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | General and operations managers (Image: Reuters)
No 9 | Mechanics and machinery repairers (Image: Reuters)
No 9 | Mechanics and machinery repairers (Image: Reuters)
No 10 | Material-recording and stock-keeping clerks (Image: Reuters)
No 10 | Material-recording and stock-keeping clerks (Image: Reuters)
No 11 | Financial analysts (Image: Stock)
No 11 | Financial analysts (Image: Stock)
Published : December 28, 2020 09:06 AM IST
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