Software you may already use every day can track your productivity for your employer.
The 1960s cartoon The Jetsons got three things about the future very wrong: the place of women in the workforce, how much we will work, and where we work.
With Amazon facing worker battles in the UK, US and Germany, no wonder people worry about how technology is changing workplaces.
Journalists, policymakers and academics are among those whose worlds could be turned upside down by AI chatbots.
Remote working policy needs to strike a balance between productivity and individual rights of employees.
While ChatGPT has the potential to enhance marketing effectiveness, it can’t replace human creativity or form meaningful connections with customers like humans can.
Now that AI systems can generate realistic images and convincing prose, are creative and knowledge workers endangered or poised for productivity gains? A panel of experts says it’s not so clear-cut.
Hybrid and remote-heavy work setups have fundamentally changed how people interact at ‘the office.’ What do workers and managers want out of the workplace now?
What a ‘gig worker’ is remains ill-defined, which can suit employers. But the spread of the gig economy means more workers don’t have the same rights and protections as employees.
Green jobs go beyond solar panel installation and wind turbine maintenance. They’re found in fields from design to economics and in many types of management.
Employers need good strategies to hire and retain more workers of color and older workers. The mandatory diversity training and requisite skills tests many of them now rely on don’t measure up.
Gig workers navigate the challenges of solo work by seeking out relationships and cultivating skills to cope with emotional turbulence
‘Career portfolioing’ is a trend where people assemble different sources of income, such as side gigs, to give them a measure of independence from employers who provide little job security.
There are ways in which platform workers can resist the rise in job insecurity and poor working conditions brought on by digital labour platforms.
What if the best parts of two competing visions for a solution were brought together?
Innovation in the digital space is not necessarily working for people in the global south.
Amazon can become the Earth’s best employer, but this must involve democratizing the workplace, recognizing the legitimate right of employees to organize and cooperating with labour representatives.
With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage.
An increasing number of workers are demanding a more human-centric work environment, with space to express trust and vulnerability.
Organizations can reduce some of the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Providing customizable support measures can improve employees’ work commitment and well-being.