• The Nature Of Work Is Changing And So Are Jobs.
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    With 6 out of 10 urban consumers saying work is a part of who they are, not just a place you go or somewhere to make money, key to finding the jobs of the future will be knowing where to look. The changing nature of work has enormous implications for how we structure organizations, manage people, and design workplaces, but the jobs of the future are also changing with some wondering what will new roles and titles look like? Some organizations are already leveraging the new ways of working;…

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  • Better Work: Droids Probably Will Take Your Job But Is It A Bad Thing?
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    “In the world that we’re creating very quickly, we’re going to see more and more things that look like science fiction and fewer and fewer things that look like jobs. Yes, probably, droids will take our jobs — or at least the kinds of jobs we know now, but in a world where it is just about as easy to generate an object as it is to print a document, we have amazing new possibilities. The people who used to be craftsmen and hobbyists are now makers, and they’re responsible …

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  • Pinpointing This Week: Better Work.
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    Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google combined have close to $1 trillion in market capitalization but together the four of them employ fewer than 150,000 people. That’s less than the number of entrants into the U.S. workforce every month and roughly half the number of people that work for General Electric. As we face increasing automation of low-end jobs such as farming, manufacturing and service industries and productivity rises faster than demand, how will we pay for…

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  • NANCY’S BLOG: Working For A Living.
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    Working for a living. The conversation on the future of work is raging – I just googled the phrase and got 348,000,000 links (how’s that for a nice even number). While a giant topic to cover, this week Cultural Acupuncture took a closer look at the quality of work in the future (versus the quantity of it). Let’s start by where work fits into our lives overall? Seems Millennials, once again, have it figured out as they take the lead in defining the American Dream, prioritizing…

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