Future Of Work

The Home Office Is Dying

Thanks to Wi-Fi and laptops, work is bleeding out across your entire home.

Robots will destroy our jobs – and we're not ready for it

Two-thirds of Americans believe robots will soon perform most of the work done by humans but 80% also believe their jobs will be unaffected. Time to think again.

Robots won’t just take jobs, they’ll create them

I think it’s time to look at this in a different way: Robots in the workforce present an opportunity to stimulate job growth and create new types of work. Robots will not merely take jobs, they’ll also create them.

60% of students are chasing jobs that may be rendered obsolete by technology, report finds

Many of the jobs that young people are training for could vanish completely in 10 to 15 years.

Chicago company Mavens shows remote work is the future

“The idea that people might be lazy or just lay around at home, that’s a relic of the industrial revolution,” Kanumury said. “For us it has increased productivity tremendously.”

Welcome to a world without work

Automation and globalisation are combining to generate a world with a surfeit of labour and too little work.

Millennials need to ditch their parents’ outdated career ladders and embrace job-hopping

Let’s start treating our careers as a lifelong experiment instead of a preordained slog. Find experiences that allow you to quickly test assumptions about your career interests. Every job, every experience, every place you travel, is a chance to learn something new about yourself, what interests you (and just as importantly what doesn’t), what you’re good at, what types of people you want to surround yourself with, and what type of impact you want to have on the world.

The future of work manifesto

Our manifesto for the future of work is to use technology to build a way of working together that is superior in productivity, yet better matches our instincts; to free humanity from the mental shackles of wage slavery.

The Future of Work

In the future, as workers increasingly choose independence over employment, and more people look to start new projects of their own, distributed organisations will become increasingly prevalent.

A disaster is looming for American men

Job destruction caused by technology is not a futuristic concern. It is something we have been living with for two generations. A simple linear trend suggests that by mid-century about a quarter of men between 25 and 54 will not be working at any moment.

Want a job in 2025? These are the sectors to focus on

By 2020 more than a third of the core skillset of most occupations will be made up of skills that are not considered crucial to the job today, according to the Future of Jobs report.

A world without work is coming – it could be utopia or it could be hell

Robots will eventually do all our jobs, but we need to start planning to avert social collapse.

What's the Future of Jobs?

Is STEM our future?

The Future of Work Is Eye-Opening

We asked 16 people how the future is changing their work. Here’s what they said.

The End of Meaningless Jobs Will Unleash the World’s Creativity

The developments and innovations produced by passion, and aided by technology, have stretched the imagination. From the realization of many concepts formerly considered science fiction, to the creation of new forms of art, we already stand in awe of what passion and innovation can achieve. Just imagine a world where that output is expanded exponentially.

Melissa Valentine: Re-Inventing the Way We Work

A team of researchers explore why “flash teams” of professionals coming together for projects can have profound implications for the way organizations work.

How Work Will Change When Most of Us Live to 100

A multi-stage life will have profound changes not just in how you manage your career, but also in your approach to life. An increasingly important skill will be your ability to deal with change and even welcome it. A three-stage life has few transitions, while a multi-stage life has many. That is why being self-aware, investing in broader networks of friends, and being open to new ideas will become even more crucial skills.

More People Work From Home Now Than Ever Before

Our workweek is getting longer, and it’s likely because we are doing more from home.

With ‘Gigs’ Instead of Jobs, Workers Bear New Burdens

But anyone who cares about the future of work in the United States shouldn’t focus too narrowly on the novelty of people making extra money using their mobile phones. There’s a bigger shift underway. That’s a key implication of new research that indicates the proportion of American workers who don’t have traditional jobs — who instead work as independent contractors, through temporary services or on-call — has soared in the last decade.

The Future of Work Will Be Distributed

As technology continues to shrink the effective distance between every human on the planet, it’s melting away geographic barriers between co-workers and ushering in a new type of globally distributed workforce. For startups and larger companies alike, embracing and innovating around this new model of work will be critical to competing in a dynamic global market.

The future of work is 5 billion customers looking for a good job

Let me tell you about the largest business opportunity the world has ever seen. It’s larger than the entire world economy today and it is about to happen right now.

Why the Future of Work Is at Home

Even a cursory look at the social, environmental, and economic impacts of working from home indicates that even more people could and should be.

11 experts at Davos on the future of work

Nowhere will the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution be felt more than in the world of work. It was a hot topic for discussion at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. Here’s our line-up of what the experts are saying about it.

What the Future of Working at Home May Look Like

Here’s a look at some of these innovative structures, and how they solve some of the biggest problems home-based businesses face.

Tech Aesthetics

Twitter has log cabins and Facebook has graffiti — what do the offices of tech giants tell us about the future of work?