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Jobs The Future of Work The Pandemic

Workers Unite

Now that they’ve tasted the sweet cheese of working from home, the rat race has less appeal.   More

Inclusion Jobs Partner Insights The Future of Work

What Apprenticeships Can Do for Companies – and for Workers

With many saying the market isn’t supplying enough skilled workers, companies are building their own pipeline via apprentice programs.   More

Jobs Learning The Pandemic

Talent Exodus: Massive Job Churn Is on the Horizon

Business faces radically altered employee needs as the pandemic wanes. Anybody who deals with people, especially talented tech workers, must act differently now. Here are three ways managers can prepare for churn.   More

Business Education Jobs

Desperately Seeking Talent: Technology Association Report Underscores Shortage of Skilled Workers

Three in four tech companies face difficulty finding candidates with the right skills and abilities. A triple cocktail is moving the dial right now on how to address the school-to- work pipeline, creating vast opportunities for smart educators and smart companies to step up, work to help people, and lessen the friction between schools and business.   More

Jobs Leadership The Future of Work

Not Going Back: New Survey Finds Giant Worker Reservations About the Office

How will the current work-from-home model impact workplace protocols moving forward? And how radically will the traditional office environment shift as corporate America reopens for business?   More

Innovation Jobs Leadership

Harnessing Technology for Human Connection

Right now, technology is our next best option to fill the void left by the lack of quality social interaction. This is also a chance for long-lasting, positive change.   More

E-Commerce Innovation Jobs

Retail Experts on a Strategy for This Weird New World

One thing that has indisputably changed in this weird, altered world we’re all now in is how we shop. We brought together two experts on those changes and how to understand them.   More

Business Jobs Policy

Welcome to The Great Reset

We surpassed the unemployment of The Great Recession. In two weeks. For our economy and our society, we need to flatten The Slump.   More

Community Insights Innovation Jobs

If We Survive, Human Work Will Be Endless

Prevailing wisdom presumes robots will threaten human labor. But if we survive global extinction, we could emerge into a world of endless jobs, focused on art, health, and love.   More

Jobs Tech & Society

Diversity Difficulties in Tech: Women need to be prepared to change the rules

“We have to rethink everything. If you think about the world we’re living in, men designed it. They selected the players. They selected the rules. Then, they selected what ‘winning’ looks like. We don’t quite fit that. Women have to be fundamentally prepared to change the rules.”   More

Community Insights Jobs Managing

To Build a Skilled U.S. Workforce, Change Systems – and Stigmas

By overvaluing expensive and elitist education and failing to innovate around existing skills-focused models, we are boxing out low-income Americans.  It’s time for new systems to empower all Americans to thrive in a changing workforce.   More

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Partner Insights

Study: AI Fears Diminish, But People Seek Help Reskilling

A new study finds people less freaked out about workplace automation than in the past. But it also finds companies more confident than workers that there is enough retraining and preparing going on. The transition is going to require a bigger societal effort than is yet underway.   More

Jobs Techonomy Events

This Company’s Mission: A (Software) Robot for Every Human

UiPath, one of the fastest-growing startups in history, has developed robotics process automation software to take the rote tasks away from people and give them to software.   More

Jobs Sponsored Content

Companies Aim to Ease Workers into Automation

Workplace automation is poised to virtually eliminate rote office work. Our partner, UIPath, is among a small number of companies helping their customers use the technology both to improve productivity and create new opportunities for their employees. It’s good for their customers, good for employees, and good for them as it paves the road for increased adoption of their tools.   More

Community Insights Jobs

Will Bots Take Our Jobs? Yes and No.

Technological and managerial skills will soon be more in demand at the cost of physical and routine work. While American productivity has increased since the 1950s, policy leaders and corporations will have to address issues like retraining and education overhaul to continue this trend.   More

Analytics & Data From the Magazine Jobs Partner Insights

The Bots Aren’t Taking Over

The winning play in a digital economy is not fighting against robots and artificial intelligence, but using our new tools to improve productivity. What we need to do is enhance knowledge work with systems of intelligence. Open your mind to the reality that tech is extending productivity and profitability in ways that even a few years ago would have seemed far-fetched.   More

Cities Jobs

Construction Workers Need Tech Skills

Construction is a critical industry that has neither the tech nor the trained workers it needs. McKinsey calculates the world needs a stunning $3.3 trillion in new infrastructure every year through 2030 to keep pace with projected economic growth. New training programs, new attitudes, and new software are urgently needed.   More

Analytics & Data From the Magazine Jobs

For Stitch Fix, the AI Future Includes Jobs

Katrina Lake became the first female chief executive officer to take a company public in the U.S. this year when Stitch Fix Inc. started trading on Friday. The company suffuses itself in analytics and artificial intelligence. But its 3400-and-growing pool of stylists suggests that a future world infused with AI may not decimate the workforce after all. To hear how it operates feels like receiving brain waves from the future.   More

Healthcare Jobs Techonomy Events

Huffington at Techonomy Health: Putting JPMorgan Chase Employees to Sleep

Arianna Huffington surprised the audience at Techonomy Health in New York when she and the CMO of JPMorgan Chase explained how an emotionally-sensitive approach to defining “health” was being applied at the kind of corporate giants people often think of as soulless behemoths.   More

Jobs

Robots Want Your Tasks, Not Your Jobs (or Why the Liberal Arts Still Matter)

It isn't that jobs are going away. Instead, they are inexorably changing as automation seeps deeper into society. We don't need to worry about the existence of jobs, but rather about people who don't cultivate thinking broadly and refine the soft skills that are unique to being human.   More