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“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” —Peter Drucker—
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Across two days of active engagement, the CIPD with the support of Jericho Chambers and Impact Hub Birmingham brought together local entrepreneurs, faith leaders, HR practitioners, business and thought leaders to examine what a human future of work would look like in the Midlands.
Across two days of active engagement, the CIPD with the support of Jericho Chambers and Impact Hub Birmingham brought together local entrepreneurs, faith leaders, HR practitioners, business and thought leaders to examine what a human future of work would look like in the Midlands.Read More
When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), or intelligence exhibited by machines, most people immediately think of cinema’s sentient computers, such as HAL, Skynet or Samantha. Although those machines are just Hollywood’s fictional creations, the underlying notion that AI will play an integral role in every aspect of our lives is very real indeed.
Automation has fundamentally changed how businesses operate. Automating the mundane tasks at workplace has one of the highest return on investments, because it lets the workers focus on what really matters – shipping features and fixing bugs. Several areas where automation is common today are explored below.
The term identity is used in various ways. In one of its more common usages, it refers to the unique characteristics of an individual that distinguish him/ her from others in a social context. The essence of the term lies in the fact that identity is the self-definition of an individual in the context of a group.
I had planned not to leave the job in Switzerland until I had a job in London, but by February this year, I had to hand in my notice without another job lined up. When I saw TaskRabbit, I thought it looked great.
You may not be able to predict the future, but data experts can tell you what job you should pick for a successful future. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Kiplinger and economic forecasting group EMSI analyzed 785 popular US jobs.
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Thorben Albrecht is responsible for addressing the impact of the digital revolution on the labour sector and preparing Germany workers for the future. The minister presented his Work 4.0 white paper at the Future of Work conference hosted by Estonia’s rotating presidency of the EU.
The average British workplace is not a cheery domain. Over 55% of UK workers are unhappy in their jobs, according to a recent survey by training course site Course Library. Having grumpy employees isn’t just an office atmosphere killer, it ultimately affects a company’s profits.
With everything from rides and food to massages available at the push of a smartphone button, it’s easy to assume that independent contractors working on behalf of online platforms, or gig workers as they’re also called, are taking over the American labor force. But such is not the case – yet.