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Planning for the uncertain future of work

In a recently published, roughly 75-page report, British non-profit organization The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts (RSA) outlined several scenarios for how the UK labor market will be impacted by frontier technologies such as automation, AI, AVs and more. The analysis titled “The Four Futures of Work” was conducted in collaboration with design ...

Looking to join the gig economy? Here are 5 jobs you can teach yourself how to do.

03.08.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

"Just keep hustling" is probably the motto of everyone in the gig economy, which, according to recent data, accounts for 36 percent of the American workforce. There are 57 million people in the U.S. today working some type of gig. This includes full-... ...

How to deal with getting fired

Brilliant culture critic Rob Walker, author of the forthcoming book The Art of Noticing, just launched a new column at Lifehacker about "navigating the modern workplace," a continuation in some ways of his long-running New York Times column "The Workologist." Naturally, Rob's first column in the new series is about getting fired:

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One-quarter of jobs are at ‘high-risk’ of being automated

No one will be entirely safe from automation in the future, but according to a new study out of the Brookings Institute, around 25 percent of U.S. jobs are at “high risk.” It’s a stark bit of foreshadowing in a job market that has yet to fully rebound. Roles in transportation, food prep, production and ...