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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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Raging against the invisible machine

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The Luddites smashed machines they could see that were taking their jobs. How will the new Luddites rage against invisible, ephemeral machines?

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The age of creativity is over

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The age of creativity is over, replaced by an unrelenting focus on optimisation that locks us into a cycle of failure based on business as usual

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