A new wave of robots is replacing workers in both manufacturing and distribution.
Australia needs new "philosophical underpinnings" for the major spending areas of health, education and retirement income, Business Council of Australia President Catherine Livingstone has said.
Concerns have been raised for some time about the UK government's "digital by default" approach to welfare reforms. More and more public services are being shifted online and many fear that this will marginalise
Is there a student loan bubble about to burst? According to the Pew Research Center, more college students are completing four year degrees than ...
* Article: Future Visions for 2030: Of Economy, Sustainability and Employment. By Juha Saukkonen, Minh Thu Dang, et al. Journal of Futures Studies, March 2013, 17(3): 119-122.
For all their differences, both President Obama and Republican Senator Marco Rubio agreed on one thing last Tuesday night: the growth of the middle cl...
BOOM times are back in Silicon Valley. Office parks along Highway 101 are once again adorned with the insignia of hopeful start-ups. Rents are soaring, as is the demand for fancy vacation homes in resort towns like Lake Tahoe, a sign of fortunes being amassed.
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In today's datacentre, the watchword is convergence. But convergence in all its guises has the potential to cause tension and the deskilling of staff.
In absorbing some of the press coverage recently, one could be forgiven for thinking a significant percentage of crime in Victoria is perpetrated by young African-Australians. In my PhD study, my academic
Welcome to the Future of Work, a series from The Conversation that looks at the ongoing evolution of the workplace. Today, Monash University's Veronica Sheen examines the consequences of the increasing
The 9 most endangered species in IT ( IT Management ) The IT job landscape is evolving quickly. Here's how to avoid IT extinction
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Winston Churchill once said, "There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction," an assertion that accurately describes the possible p...
Ford's announcement on Tuesday of 440 job cuts is the culmination of almost 40 years of automotive industry policy failure. Ford will slash 15% of its workforce and cut production by 29%, as the industry
My stint doing "on demand" grunt work for one of America's hottest growth industries.
By David Schepp It's no secret that Americans are working longer an...