From the Archives- Future Friday: Get Ready Employers here comes a Generation of Entrepreneurs

I am on vacation and I am reposting previous posts that were popular. This one was originally posted on August 23, 2013.  How about a couple of facts to shake you up? In a scant 11 years from now 75% of the workforce will be Millennials. To date only 7% of them have worked for …

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Why is the work day eight hours long?

  Have you ever wondered why we work an eight hour day? Where did that concept come from? In our agrarian days people would work sun-up to sun-down working the fields. As civilization increased and developed jobs developed that were not controlled by the need to be in the fields and work settled into a …

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Future Friday: 47% of US Employees in Jobs that could be Robotized.

  I have written numerous times on the nature of work, robots, and artificial intelligence. You can find some of these articles here, here and here. So it was with interest that I read a recent study that shows that 47% of workers in the U.S. are in jobs that could easily be “robotized.” Oxford …

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Can we make Results Only Work Environments Work?

  Jody Thompson, the president of Culturex, said in a presentation to the 2013 Benefits Forum and Expo, that we need a workplace where “Each person is free to do whatever they want whenever they want as long as the work gets done” according to writer Kathleen Koster. It sounds great, but I have to …

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Future Friday: Get Ready Employers here comes a Generation of Entrepreneurs

  How about a couple of facts to shake you up? In a scant 11 years from now 75% of the workforce will be Millennials. To date only 7% of them have worked for a Fortune 500 company. They have had a tough time getting work and that experience has prepared them to be entrepreneurs …

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