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Economists preach the gospel of “creative destruction,” whereby new industries – and jobs – replace the old ones. But has creative destruction become too destructive? Below is a transcript of the episode, modified for your reading pleasure. For more information on the people and ideas in the episode, see the links at the bottom of this post.
In the first in a new series exploring the future of work with thought leaders, we ask Accenture’s Marc Carrel-Billiard if artificial intelligence will steal our jobs. Theorists, strategists and anyone trying to think ahead of the trends in terms of the future of work are no doubt ruminating on the impact artificial intelligence (AI) will have on working life.
Rachel Brushfield of Energise explores fulfillment at work and how the changing expectations of workers are starting to make companies rethink their long established ways of working. This article explores how individuals can achieve fulfillment at work and how companies can provide it throug
Our panel of experts reflect on if and how robots are set to change contact centres in the near future by replacing human intelligence. Robots Will First Move into the Back Office Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots are often mistakenly thought of as the nemesis of human workers, when, in reality, many of the tasks they come to manage are new, or rather made possible because of them.
The ILO’s centenary in 2019 will arrive at a time when the world of work is at a crossroads. On the heels of the Great Recession that brought global unemployment levels to 200 million and led to widespread insecurity, labour markets across the world are undergoing deep transformations.
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UK economic growth held up better than expected in the six months following the Brexit vote, but this began to ease in early 2017 as inflation has risen, squeezing household spending power. In our main scenario, we project UK growth to slow to around 1.6% in 2017 and 1.4% in 2018 due to slower consumer spending growth and the drag on business investment from Brexit-related uncertainty.
UK economic outlook on consumer spending prospects and the impact of automation on jobs from PwCRead More
Ministers are looking at whether to ban unpaid internships that have been criticised for helping young people with wealthy parents get ahead in the workplace. Damian Hinds, the employment minister, said it was right to review internships as unpaid posts are not accessible to those who do not have help with their living costs.
We desperately need to change this practice of exploiting people who are in a vulnerable position and needing experience to move forward in their working lives. But is a flat out ban the solution?Read More
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