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https://thewalrus.ca/the-deadly-price-of-the-automation-paradox/
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The walrus
As automation gets better, the skills of human operators gets worse. Are the Boeing Max 8 crashes an anomaly, or a new normal?
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https://www.barrons.com/articles/some-companies-are-replacing-bonuses-with-charitable-donations-51553950800
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Barrons
Corporate charitable giving is going up, and more companies are giving employees a say in how gifts are allocated. At some firms, it’s even replacing traditional referral bonuses.
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https://www.digitalhrtech.com/human-resources-models/
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Digital HR Tech
Human Resources models help to explain the role of HR in the business. In this article, we will go over the 5 most practical HR models.
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https://e360.yale.edu/features/as-oil-industry-swoons-tar-sands-workers-look-to-renewables-for-jobs
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Yale Environment 360
Long reliant on the vast oil reserves of its tar sands, Alberta is now facing a reckoning as its oil industry is clobbered by the coronavirus downturn. With tar sands operations shedding jobs, a movement is growing 
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https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/25/21236679/coursera-free-unemployed-workers-coronavirus
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The Verge
Online learning platform Coursera will make 3,800 of its courses available for free to people unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Coursera Workforce Recovery Initiative is part of its Coursera for Government training program for government employees.
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2015/09/21/what-well-encounter-on-the-path-to-the-jobless-future/
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The Washington Post
Buckle up, we're in for a wild ride.
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https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/12037623/Paying-all-UK-citizens-155-a-week-may-be-an-idea-whose-time-has-come.html
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The Telegraph
Introducing a basic income guarantee would be costly, but it could be the answer to a lot of different problems
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https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/09/the-free-time-paradox-in-america/499826/
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The Atlantic
The rich were meant to have the most leisure time. The working poor were meant to have the least. The opposite is happening. Why?
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https://blog.proactivetalent.com/how-politics-can-disrupt-the-workplace-and-what-you-can-do-about-it
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Proactive Talent
Political discussions in the workplace are only going to intensify as the 2020 election draws closer. Here's what to expect and considerations to keep your workplace a safe space.
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https://www.businessinsider.com/america-belief-that-hard-work-leads-to-success-is-wrong-2018-5
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Business Insider
America believes that if we just work hard enough we'll earn success, regardless of our background or hometown — but Venture for America's founder Andrew Yang says this ideal isn't the truth. America's value for intelligence and efficiency are reasons the average American worker is being displaced.
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https://www.employeebenefitadviser.com/news/changing-benefits-to-fit-the-multi-generational-workforce
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Employee Benefit Adviser
Benefits advisers need to look beyond healthcare and traditional benefits to account for financial stress, mental health and other factors, experts say.
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https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/06/would-a-world-without-work-be-so-bad/488711/
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The Atlantic
Fears of civilization-wide idleness are based too much on the downsides of being unemployed in a society premised on the concept of employment.
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https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/apr/20/uk-youth-employment-prospects-crumbling-in-coronavirus-crisis
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The Guardian
Employers warn of grim summer for graduates as firms, big and small, trim recruitment
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https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/04/20/artificial-intelligence-will-wipe-out-half-the-banking-jobs-in-a-decade-experts-say/
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The Mercury News
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https://www.economist.com/business/2020/06/11/japans-bullying-bosses
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The Economist
A new law seeks to curb abusive executives
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https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/01/zappos-holacracy-hierarchy/424173/
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The Atlantic
Last year, the company’s turnover rate was 30 percent.
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https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/guaranteed-income-has-merit-as-a-national-policy-minister-says/article28588670/
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The Globe and Mail
Minister of Families, Children and Social Development has a positive view of basic income as a national strategy for battling poverty
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https://qz.com/967474/the-on-demand-economy-is-a-bubble-and-its-about-to-burst/
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Quartz
Enjoy your favorite apps that make your life easier while you can.
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/danielmarlin/2018/01/16/millennials-this-is-how-artificial-intelligence-will-impact-your-job-for-better-and-worse/#bf9e9d84533e
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Forbes
Will artificial intelligence make the jobs of young professionals easier, or replace them completely?
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https://editions.seedtable.com/shift-in-hiring-markets/amp/
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Seedtable
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https://www.fintechmagazine.com/banking/how-covid-19-will-transform-banking-workforce-culture
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Fintech Magazine
How COVID-19 will transform banking workforce culture Article page | Fintech Magazine