In the hospitality sector, many of us have fallen into what I think of as “the availability trap”: running our consumer-facing businesses on the whim of a 17-year-old who wants to work, but also attend band practice three afternoons a week.
Today's post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute. Yesterday we hosted a fast and furious tweetchat to expand upon the predictions for 2019 workplace trends that we issued earlier in January. We were joined by several of our board members, as well as visitors. We posed the following questions for conversation and debate. Read on following the questions to see a full … Continue reading 2019 Workplace Predictions Tweetchat
Today's post is courtesy of board member, Alexandra Levit. Alexandra's new book Humanity Works: Merging Technologies and People for the Workforce of the Future is available now. There’s a lot of hand wringing these days around the idea that increasingly smarter computers will soon render human employees obsolete. There are many reasons why this is … Continue reading Why AI Won’t Take Your Job
This blog post about how the new world of work needs to make use of artificial intelligence and human creativity is courtesy of our German Workforce Institute Board Member Dr. Steffi Burkhart. Für die deutsche Version dieses Posts, klicken Sie hier. The speed of technological progress is already making some jobs of today redundant. In … Continue reading The Human Power Behind Artificial Intelligence
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Group HR Director at Merlin Entertainments Natalie Bickford on UK pay gap reporting legislation and what it will take to close the gap.
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