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Robots won’t be stealing our jobs, yet

  For years we have been doing everything within our power to advance technology, with the hope of making human lives easier– but have we More...

The Higher ED Blog: Is Economic Development 9 to 5 or 24/7?

Those that work in economic development are nimble, creative, social, engaging, and multi-tasking individuals with exceptional communication and presentation skills. They’re also passionate about community More...

How the future of work may make many of us happier

‘We’re headed towards a dramatically different economy in which most workers will be independent contractors. Freelancers will work on demand for whoever needs their services More...

Are we looking at the end of knowledge workers?

I recently came across the video below by Jacob Morgan, a futurist and author whose latest book looks at the future of work, on the evolution More...

Will half of people be working remotely by 2020?

A recent survey of business leaders at the Global Leadership Summit in London reveals some insights into what the (not too distant) future of work could More...

4 ways companies can fix the employment skills gap

Gwen Moran writes in Fast Company about different ways companies can fix the employment skills gap and connect with recent grads who are looking for work. More...

Of the weirdest, most promising new jobs in 2014

Sarah Laskow at Fast Company takes a look at seven promising new (rather weird) jobs for 2014. The list includes titles like cannabis capitalist, insta-driver, cryptocurrency trader, and More...

The future of work: Quantified employees, pop-Up workplaces, and more telepresence

Ariel Schwartz takes a look at the future of work for Co.EXIST based on the findings of a new report from consulting firm PSFK. Continue More...