The task Consider your own organisation OR an industry of your choice (e.g. banking, retail, education, tourism or government) and address one of the five emerging issues. Emerging issue 1 – New Technology – the Fourth Industrial Revolution Which jobs do you think are most likely to be affected by the FIR? Which competencies and skills are likely to be replaced by artificial intelligence and robotic technologies? How might professionals plan to balance robotic and human intelligence work systems? Emerging issue 2 – Employability Reflect on the skills and competencies that you have acquired in your higher education studies. Draw up a list of your strengths and weaknesses in the competencies required to perform your chosen job or profession. How will you address the skills gaps to obtain such a position? Emerging issue 3 – Strategic HRM What are the reasons why HRM strategies are sometimes not well-aligned with business goals and objectives, from the perspectives of both senior managers and HR professionals?