Future Friday: Questions everyone should be asking about their future

Last week I discussed Ira Wolfe’s forthcoming book called Recruiting in the Age of Googlization: When The SHIFT Hits Your Plan. I talked about his revised view of VUCA, called VUCA Prime and how it offers a way to see this very complex world in a different light. I then concluded saying that I was …

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Future Friday: Redefining how we see this crazy world

In certification education material students are taught the acronym VUCA. VUCA was created by the US Army War College to describe the period of time around the end of the Cold War. It stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity. Its common usage started in 1990 and now applies to almost any organization and the …

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Future Friday: Lost your job to a robot, sorry but re-education will no longer secure your rescue

The title above is a paraphrase of a sentence that futurist Gerd Leonhard wrote in a an article entitled 2017: GOODBYE TO THE AGE OF REPLICATION, WELCOME BACK TO ORIGINALITY: PRODUCTIVITY… IS FOR ROBOTS. It is a fascinating take on what we may soon be facing in the world of work. Gerd says that what …

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Future Friday: HR skills needed in a VUCA world

VUCA is an acronym which stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. The term was established by the U.S. Army war college in the Cold War era. Since that time it has been applied to business, particularly as it applies to development of strategies. Meanings According to Wikipedia a more detailed explanation of the acronym …

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