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The bad news: Smart tech seems to be…Continue
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A machine that administers sedatives recently began treating patients at a Seattle hospital. At a Silicon Valley hotel, a bellhop robot delivers items to people’s rooms. Last spring, a software algorithm wrote a breaking news article about an earthquake that The Los Angeles Times published.…Continue
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An unprecedented global "supersociety" may be emerging -- in spite of resource depletion, pollution and conflict that seem to be driving us to dystopia.
This surprisingly positive prospect is the fruition of key developments that are now germinating and sending out their first tentative shoots. They all engage a vastly underutilized resource: the best that is in people.
Among these highly-human developments, seven of the most imminent and notable are these:
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It appears that dogs as well as people need to build their job skills to compete.
So says Richard W. Samson, author of the employment report, “…
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As Walmart tests iPhone checkout, the cashier’s job moves closer to extinction, a fate shared by many routine jobs in most industries; but there’s a bright new countertrend, according to an employment report from EraNova Institute, available at http://highlyhumanjobs.ning.com/.
MORE from EmployerBrief:…Continue
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Assertive body language is one of the most basic human skills, and with the right approach, anyone can get better at it in minutes.
In a video from TEDTalks, social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows…Continue
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Will the working people of tomorrow be mostly on their own, independent service providers rather than employees? There are signs that this could be so, according to Catherine Rampell, who writes about economics for The New York Times.
See her recent breakthrough report: …Continue
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In a recent article she reacts to the latest U.S. Labor Department report that unemployment fell in
September to 7.8%, lower than it's been since January 2009, with 114,000 jobs…
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has identified the 30 occupations with the largest projected employment growth between 2010 and 2020. More than half of them involve working closely with or for other people as opposed to focusing…Continue
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If the job ad says executive assistant, administrative assistant, or admin almost anything, you could end up as a manager in disguise, according to Phyllis Korkki, who writes on the job market for the New York Times.
"Whatever you call them," she says in a…Continue
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"We ain't seen nothing yet when it comes to technology's impact on the labor force," according to Andrew McAfee, researcher, writer, and teacher about technology’s impact on the world of business. He works as a Principal Research Scientist at MIT’s Center for Digital Business, which is part of the Sloan School of Management.
In this video, he tells how automation redefined blue collar employment and reshaped a global economy. Now, technology is replacing…Continue
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See 2006 article in The Network Journal.
It's an early description of the fast-emerging trend toward heightened humanity in the workplace, and is more relevant today than…Continue