Thanks to good.is, here's an infographic about the value of an hour of work around the world.
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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.
To mark the 100-year anniversary of the company, Esselte Corporation teamed up with Futures House Europe, and has this week released a white paper examining the Future of Work. The big news? The office is dying.
I'll be starting a series of posts about trends affecting the future of work. But first, a light-hearted one that I couldn't resist.
A collection of principles, laws, and effects that relate to the workplace
The "Peter Principle" is the idea that when promotions are made on the basis of prior performance, everyone will eventually be promoted to their own level of incompetence. It still has resonance some 40 years after is was first proposed, and it has an enormous impact on productivity, engagement, and retention in organisations today.