The Art of Foresight: A Tool for HR in a Changing World

If you have read HR Observations for any period of time you know that Futurism is a frequent topic. I have written about it here, here, and here as examples.  The title of this piece came from a special report published by the World Future Society called The Art of Foresight: Preparing for a Changing …

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A Great Job Description for HR?

I received the most recent issue of The Futurist, the publication of the World Future Society. (I have just joined because I want to be a futurist. Saying that reminds me of the movie It a Wonderful Life where young George Baily says “I am going to be an explorer, because I am a member …

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Independent Contractors and the ABC Test: The Future is NOW

When I joined the World Future Society I received a collection of forecasts taken from the society magazine called The Futurist. Included among them was the following. Small governments will eclipse big governments as a threat to privacy/liberty. According to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, there are close to 90,000 local governments in the United States …

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