Why software is eating the job market

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The U.S. economy is in its strongest stretch in corporate hiring since 1997, according to the Labor Department.  It is important for employers, job seekers, and policy leaders to understand the dynamics behind some of the fastest growing professional roles in the job market, given the rapidly escalating competition for talent.   Continue reading… “Why software is eating the job market”

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Hollywood teaching us about the future of work

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By Adam Davidson

Recently I visited a movie set. It was the first day of production, and I arrived just as the sun was coming up, but already, around 150 people were busy setting up that day’s shot in an abandoned office building. Crew members were laying electric cables and hanging lights. The cinematographer was in one corner with his team, discussing how the sun’s rays filtered through the window blinds. Carpenters were putting the finishing touches on a convincing prop elevator — I pushed the call button and waited, until I finally realized it was a fake.   Continue reading… “Hollywood teaching us about the future of work”

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By 2025 autonomous cars could eliminate millions of jobs and reshape our economy

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Most people, including experts, think that with the large hurdles that exist for widespread adoption, the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades.  This could be a significant underestimation.   Continue reading… “By 2025 autonomous cars could eliminate millions of jobs and reshape our economy”

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