Robots are increasingly taking over factory jobs, as reported by BBC. So think about what you're doing at your job. Is it repetitive? Or low skilled and mundane? You could be in trouble... Or if your job requires compassion, creativity or social intelligence, you'll be safer, at least the for the time being. There's no… Continue reading Is Your Job Robot Proof?
Statistics show that 60% of a 3 billion strong workforce is unhappy. That is nearly 2 billion people unhappy with their work. Happy workers are more productive and efficient, so it is important for businesses to keep their workers happy. So how? Michael C. Bush shares in this TED talk titled "This is what makes… Continue reading How to Make Workers Happy?
Check out this chart done up by David Deming, associate professor at Harvard university. As you can see from the chart, many pink dots showing a fall in job share by humans cluster to the bottom and left while green dots showing an increase in jobs by humans cluster to the right and top. What… Continue reading Is Your Job At Risk From Robots?
A contrarian view presented here by Mike Rowe, the host of the TV show "Dirty Jobs", on following your passion for your job. https://www.ted.com/talks/mike_rowe_celebrates_dirty_jobs He contends that if everyone followed their passions, there will be loads of unwanted jobs which nobody wants to do. I mean, who's passion would be the clear the trash for… Continue reading Learning Points from Mike Rowe’s TED Talk on “Learning from Dirty Jobs”
With the recent advancements in the robotics field, some of us fear for our jobs. Driverless cars may eventually make commercial drivers obsolete. Robotic manufacturing may put countless assembly line workers out of a job. Anthony Goldbloom shares his thoughts on which jobs might be viable for us humans in the future. https://www.ted.com/talks/anthony_goldbloom_the_jobs_we_ll_lose_to_machines_and_the_ones_we_won_t 1) Machines… Continue reading Learning Points from Anthony Goldbloom’s TED Talk on “The Jobs We’ll Lose to Machines – And the Ones We Won’t”