• What It Takes To Make Work, Work.
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    Work these days seems to be all about flexibility, unlimited vacation days, working a four-day week etc…, all of which are designed to attract star job candidates, but does it actually increase productivity? And how are companies actually making it work? A 2014 National Study of Employers (NSE), which looks at changes in the workplace since 2008, found that flexibility over when and where full-time employees work has increased from 50% in 2008, to 67% last year. Further,…

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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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