Jobs and Skills

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Nik Dawson
Honorary Scholar, University of Technology Sydney
Marian-Andrei Rizoiu
Lecturer in Computer Science, University of Technology Sydney
Mary-Anne Williams
Michael J Crouch Chair in Innovation, UNSW
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a chart showing the similarity between the top 500 skills in Australian job ads in 2018.
Highly similar skills cluster together. Image: Nik Dawson, Marian-Andrei Rizoiu and Mary-Anne Williams
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a chart showing the similarity between occupations, coloured by technological automation risk.
Visibly similar occupations are grouped closely together, with medical and highly skilled occupations facing the lowest automation risk. Image: Nik Dawson, Marian-Andrei Rizoiu and Mary-Anne Williams

a chart showing a small piece of the transitions map, with 20 occupations. Transitions occur from columns to rows, and darker blue shades depict high transition probabilities.
The darker the square, the higher the probability of making the transition. Image: Nik Dawson, Marian-Andrei Rizoiu and Mary-Anne Williams

a chart showing how new occupations and skills recommendations through the covid pandemic
New occupations and skills recommendations made by the Job Transitions Recommender System for ‘Domestic Cleaners’ – a ‘non-essential’ occupation that has experienced significant declines during the COVID-19 outbreak in Australia. Image: Nik Dawson, Marian-Andrei Rizoiu and Mary-Anne Williams

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