Future Friday: Your future will be determined by your attitude

I read two articles this morning that reminded me of the blog post I am reprinting below. The first of these was The Future of Jobs: Working on Being Human written by Michael Laitman. Laitman takes the point of view that humans will be replaced in jobs on a wholesale basis and will have little opportunity to …

Read moreFuture Friday: Your future will be determined by your attitude

Dramatic Predictions for the year 2030

A version of this post was published at this time last year. Since the year 2030 is now a year closer I thought I would republish this in order to get you thinking ahead. The next 15 years will go faster than you think and some of these predictions may come to be prior to …

Read moreDramatic Predictions for the year 2030

Future Friday: Finding talent via the Internet of Things

Using the Internet today to find people is not a surprise to anyone. Everyone knows about Linked In and Twitter and other social media sites in addition to the job boards. However, the Internet of Things is a different animal, a potentially very different way of finding the people that fit our needs exactly. A …

Read moreFuture Friday: Finding talent via the Internet of Things

Future Friday: One Big Reason Predictions are Important

“Imagine a future.” To me those are important words for every HR professional to keep in mind. That process can help you anticipate, plan and create a better world for yourself and your company. But how do you do that? Let me explain. Situational Futuring Futurist Thomas Frey wrote an interesting essay on a tool …

Read moreFuture Friday: One Big Reason Predictions are Important

Future Friday: Is Just-in-Time HR to become a “shared economy” position?

  Futurist Thomas Frey has projected that the change to a sharing economy is going to be a major disrupter to business and society. In his article The Disruptive Nature of the Sharing Economy: Finding the Next Great Opportunities, he writes about the existence of a number of businesses that are already in place and …

Read moreFuture Friday: Is Just-in-Time HR to become a “shared economy” position?

Future Friday: A must read for parents and educators.

  Thomas Frey related a 2009 study by Bohn and Short that showed that “the average person in the U.S. has 100,500 words flowing into their heads on a daily basis. And this number is increasing by 2.6% per year.” That is a lot of information. How do we process this? How do we make …

Read moreFuture Friday: A must read for parents and educators.

Future Friday: Business Colonies will help the engine of job creation

  I have written before that the workers of the future while be independent project workers. It is happening now and will do nothing but expand in the future. Business Colonies Futurist Thomas Frey wrote a very interesting piece called Business Colonies: A study of structure, organization, and the evolution of work. Frey’s premise is …

Read moreFuture Friday: Business Colonies will help the engine of job creation

Future Friday: What will be the “Firsts” in HR ?

  My favorite futurist, Thomas Frey, wrote a very interesting article about a year and a half ago. It was titled 56 Future Accomplishments: Waiting for Someone to go First. It was a fascinating piece on some of the “firsts” that have occurred, such as: 1st People to Fly 1st Nude Actress in a Movie …

Read moreFuture Friday: What will be the “Firsts” in HR ?

Future Friday: 5 Dramatic Predictions for HR

  January is always a time people spend time looking ahead, generally to the end of the year and doing some planning. I want you to do the same thing but I want you doing this for more than just the year 2014. I want you thinking about the year 2030. 2030 Futurist Thomas Frey …

Read moreFuture Friday: 5 Dramatic Predictions for HR

Future Friday: Insourcing as a Future Driver

  One of biggest trends of American business in the last several decades has been “outsourcing” also known as “offshoring.” However, due to a number of reasons that trend is changing. One well known futurist even says “insourcing” will become the next big macro trend in business and will drive many changes. Reasons for the …

Read moreFuture Friday: Insourcing as a Future Driver

Pin It on Pinterest