Recently an Oxford University study entitled "The Future of Employment: How Susceptible are Jobs to Computerisation?" ranked 702 occupations by their likelihood to be automated in the next 10-20 years. Automation is coming, and visions of the future of work ranging from utopia to disaster have been forecast.
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A short post on the definition of underemployment, and some metrics discussing who bears the impact of underemployment in Australia
Thanks to good.is, here's an infographic about the value of an hour of work around the world.
The day after the Coalition released its' workplace relations policy, including to keep the Fair Work Act more or less in tact, Matt Cowgill from the ACTU has done some great analysis of opposition to, and results of, the Fair Work Act. Most fascinating for me was the graph of the "Days lost to industrial disputes" since 1987... it's a very different world we live in today, regardless of whether the coalition or Labor are in government.
There's plenty of advice out there about how to choose a career. Here's my 2 cents worth.
Underemployment is often referred to as a type of "hidden unemployment" - workers who are being paid for one or more hours in a period are considered "employed", but the reality is that some of these workers would like to be working more hours. Doing some analysis on the Australian Bureau of Statistic's latest underemployment survey yielded an interesting insight... Women are hugely over-represented in underemployment statistics in almost every industry.
In 1972, Bhutan decided to change their primary measure of progress from Gross Domestic Product to Gross National Happiness. This post contains 5 lessons for Strategy development and Metrics from Gross National Happiness.