Employment

The debate between work automation and work abundance; introducing weird future job titles; novel workplace and management trends—this page covers the trends and news that will guide the future of work and employment.

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https://news.efinancialcareers.com/ca-en/3002937/best-banking-jobs-2020
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eFinancialCareers
How to get yourself hired in the next 12 months.
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https://ponderwall.com/index.php/2018/07/01/video-gamers-may-soon-outperform-pro-athletes/
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Ponderwall
Dota 2, a popular battle arena esports game published by Valve, recently handed out US$20 million to its top players during its finale.
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https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/basic-income-link-work-and-pay-high-ceo-salaries-switzerland-finland-netherlands-a7068656.html
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Independent
We don’t think a handsomely paid chief executive might be demotivated by their large income, but suggest £70 a week for every citizen would mean we’d take to our couches en masse
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https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0047272720300992
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Science Direct
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https://www.dropbox.com/s/i3stsc6gps7dmu9/Gem_Definitive_Guide.pdf
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Dropbox
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Never email yourself a file again!
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https://www.zdnet.com/article/robotic-process-automation-the-latest-promise-to-liberate-back-offices/
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ZDnet
New generation of software seeks to pick up the work of previous solutions and digitize 'repetitive, routine, dreary and uninteresting' tasks.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbrfQaHsC6U
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The National
Jobs you may have thought safe from automation, like mortgage brokers or paralegals, may soon be replaced by intelligent softwareFor the full story: http://w...
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https://www.hcamag.com/ca/news/general/canada-expedites-work-permit-approval-for-foreigners/222542
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HRD
This segment of the labour force is helping the country meet urgent needs amid the crisis
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EARdeBo7mKk&feature=youtu.be
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Renegade Inc.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNE2BF2gMjo
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Ramble
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https://hbr.org/2020/03/ai-is-changing-work-and-leaders-need-to-adapt
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HBR
Three strategies to unlock productivity.
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/hes-one-of-the-only-humans-at-work--and-he-loves-it/2018/09/09/71392542-9541-11e8-8ffb-5de6d5e49ada_story.html
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The Washington Post
Life isn’t boring inside one of the world’s most automated warehouses, said one of the few employees at this facility in China. 
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https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Startups/Indonesia-to-ease-foreign-hiring-by-startups-faced-with-talent-shortage
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Nekkie
JAKARTA -- Indonesia is proposing to make it easier for startups to hire foreign talent, lending a hand from the government to a sector that it sees a
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https://medium.com/swlh/7-reasons-to-be-excited-about-the-future-of-work-e8c9fbb61e52#.lz5vuyw3o
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Medium
By 2030, millennials will make up 75% of the workforce. Because they work differently, they will change the status quo of work. This generation will push through more innovation and change than we’ve…
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https://makezine.com/2014/10/21/first-look-inventables-carvey/
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Makezine
Inventables wants to put CNC milling on designers’ desktops, and they are releasing a stylish machine called Carvey to help make it happen.
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https://financialpost.com/pmn/business-pmn/from-oil-roughneck-to-cowboy-alberta-workers-consider-career-change
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Financial Post
(Bloomberg) — One month ago, nobody responded to Nicki Murray’s help-wanted ad for truckers to unload goods at Alberta’s feedlots. Now, she’s getting half a…
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https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/focus/human-capital-trends/2020/technology-and-the-social-enterprise.html
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Deloitte
By bringing a human focus to everything it touches, the social enterprise enables people to work productively with technology to create lasting value.
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https://www.wired.com/story/jeff-weiner-on-how-technology-accentuates-tribalism/?curator=MediaREDEF
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Wired
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner talks with WIRED editor in chief Nicholas Thompson about the future of work and finding jobs.
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https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2020/07/23/why-real-time-economic-data-need-to-be-treated-with-caution
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The Economist
The measures are not a proxy for overall economic activity
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https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/focus/human-capital-trends/2019/rewards-employees-want-most.html.
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Deloitte
Perks and pay aren’t what matter the most to worker retention and performance.
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/20/style/modern-love-single-unemployed-and-suddenly-myself.html
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The New York Times
After hooking up with a much younger man, a woman realizes she has been looking for love all wrong.