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Developing the distributed workforce

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The longer the lockdown continues, the greater the acceleration in existing trends towards hybrid working and fully remote organisations

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It’s good to be lazy

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Laziness motivates us to find better ways to do things. Far from decrying ‘lazy’ home workers, we should be celebrating their instincts.

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Robots don’t take jobs

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We will never understand the impact of automation until we differentiate jobs from work. Robots can do work but not jobs.

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The price of performance

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What price a permanent position on the stage of your own home office? How do we cope when our working success is measured by constant communication?

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Change: Separating plastic from elastic

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Engineers talk about elastic change that springs back, & plastic – permanent – change. When talking about the lockdown, people frequently confuse the two.

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Future careers: tell your own story

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Future careers are different to those in the past, not just because of novel jobs but because of a fundamental change in the structure of our working lives

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Future Job: Algorithm Archaeologist

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Algorithm archaeologists will help us dig through layers of complexity to understand the bias inherent in our systems and automated decisions

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The future of recruitment

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The future of recruitment will be defined by high frequency change and the response of our organisations to that challenge.

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Invent your own future job

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What do you want to be when you grow up? Hard to answer when 85% of jobs in 2030 may not have been invented yet. Maybe you can invent your own future job?

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