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10 Things You Should Know about Automation and Jobs

Technology needs no help to disrupt work and displace people. It inherently accelerates change driven on its own momentum. The pace of that change is also accelerating. As a result…

Recruit Elusive Talent During Extraordinary Challenging Times

The people responsible to recruit elusive talent, from the C-suite to hiring managers, are missing a once-in-a-lifetime trend. This trend encapsulates everything that is wrong with…

10 Trends Disrupting How (and if) Recruiters Will Work

The world is changing rapidly and the pace of that change is accelerating. Just about everything we knew and believed about work, jobs, careers, and the workplace is being obsolete…

Future Jobs, Future Work

What do future  jobs and the future of work look like was the focus of a recent interview I had with Rick Anthony on his Entrepreneurs Network Radio show. Like…

Monster Acquisition: It’s an Epic Fail

Casual observers might consider the acquisition of Monster by Randstad as just another example of capitalism at work.  It falls at the heels of Indeed’s recent acquisition of SimplyHired…

Is it possible to bring the jobs back?

<This article was first published by the Herald-Tribune on June 27, 2016> Partially as a result of the great recession and the housing debacle, many jobs have…

The Truth, Myth, and Consequences of Skilled Worker Shortages

The combination of an improving but fickle economy, the accelerating integration of advanced automation into our daily life, and a seismic demographic shift in the workforce have all but pushed…

9 Workforce Trends Worth Knowing

In 1999 I coined the term “Perfect Labor Storm” to describe the multiple factors working in concert to create a critical shortage of workers.  At that time the…

Is The MBA and Other Graduate School Degrees Worth It?

(Thanks to Patti Connor for revisiting this topic and writing this guest post.) In recent years, it has become difficult to defend the costs of graduate school degrees, specifically the…

Work Trends in 2015 Are Anything but Routine

The future of work (and life in general) is not what it used to be. Nor is the future what many of us were told it would be.    This is…