Zero-hours contracts exploit workers and need to be banned.
Who needs a worker checking shelves when you have a robot?
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Two management experts devised a new way to predict whether your job is likely to get stolen by a robot – and what you can do about it.
Living longer and loving it.
People who are 65 and up can expect to live longer than ever before. Does it make sense to keep classifying everyone in this group as old? A pair of demographers argue for 'age inflation.'
New research indicates women are much happier when they work with other women, as opposed to men. Here a scene from the set of ‘Ocean’s Eight’ with Cate Blanchett and Rihanna looking happy working together.
Men have defended gender segregation by treating women who cross over into male-dominated occupations with scorn and ridicule.
There is already a substantial list of research reports, reviews and inquiries into issues in the vocational education sector which could be used to build an action plan.
We already have all the research reports, reviews and inquiries we need to make reform to the VET sector happen. What we need is proactive leadership and action.
Barbed wire surrounds the the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La.
A historian reminds us that protests in prisons are often followed by retaliation.
Research has shown African-Americans get fewer job callbacks than whites.
A new study suggests perceptions of how strongly people of color identify with their race can have a big impact on their job prospects and how much money they earn.
We can’t predict how workers will act, based on their sex.
Gender essentialists who think "men are from Mars and women are from Venus" are more likely to accept gender discrimination and respond negatively when women seek power.
When the workforce recolts.
Technology companies have immense power over our lives. But why are so many of their employees and others concerned about the ethics of their behaviour?
High turnover can damage stability which is why keeping talent is so important to organisations.
The prospect of a post-Brexit talent exodus and the ongoing productivity puzzle underline the urgency of developing homegrown talent.
During the war, the poster on the left, painted by J. Howard Miller, was only on display for only two weeks. Norman Rockwell’s, on the other hand, was seen by millions.
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During the war, few Americans actually saw the 'Rosie the Riveter' poster that's become a cultural icon.
Human Resources must adapt quickly to changes in the workplace to remain relevant and useful.
Rio Tinto executive Kellie Parker said that in traditionally male dominated blue collar industries like mining, the types of jobs on offer have changed due to automation.
Women have less to fear than men, and probably more to benefit, from the advent of robots.
Disappearing from a high street near you.
A long read on the decimation of British jobcentres – and why it puts the rollout of Universal Credit at risk.
More women than men were left standing after the war and pandemic.
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With many men 'missing' from the population in the aftermath of the 1918 flu, women stepped into public roles that hadn't previously been open to them.
New research reveals a happy work force is likely to increase a business's profitability.
Trinity College Dublin
Robots could free human carers to focus on the more personal parts of the job.
Welcome to your future.
Navdeep Bains, Canada’s
innovation, science and economic development minister, takes part in a technology event in Ottawa in May 2017. The Canadian government has started up a $1.26-billion fund to support innovation-related business investments.
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If leaders of educational institutions are concerned about the employability of graduates, they should avoid over-investing in STEM subjects and stop snubbing liberal arts.