Future of work

Alternate Term Label:
Jobs in the future
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Partnerships for skills: learning from digital frontrunner countries

As digitalisation, artificial intelligence and automation spread across the world, digital skills are increasingly in demand. However, in many countries they are in short supply. This report looks at how to build effective cross-sector partnerships to tackle digital skills gaps.
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Technological change and the future of work

The document reports the findings from a government inquiry into technological change, disruption and the future of work.
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Job-to-job transitions and the regional job ladder

This paper uses linked employee-employer data to examine the frequency with which workers change jobs in New Zealand, wage premiums associated with these job transitions, and the impact of house prices on worker mobility.
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New Zealanders' attitudes towards robots and AI

Robots, artificial intelligence (AI) and other digital technologies have become very newsworthy around the globe (NZPC, 2019). The news coverage is overwhelmingly pessimistic – for individuals and society in general. But does that coverage translate into negative attitudes for the population as a whole?
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Reimagining job sharing

This report proposes a model for job sharing that seeks to increase gender equality in the workforce, with a particular focus on senior levels of management. It reimagines traditional, horizontal job sharing arrangements and unlocks leadership potential by allowing for a more flexible division of...
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Race inequality in the workforce

In the midst of political, social, demographic and technological changes taking place in the UK, the world of work is rapidly evolving. This report reveals persistent issues around the relationships between employment, ethnicity and mental health, and underlines that there are enduring inequalities in the...
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Drawing the future: exploring the career aspirations of New Zealand children

This report presents findings from Drawing the Future, a research project that explores children’s career aspirations and the influences that shape them.
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Bridging the digital skills gap

This report explains how Canada doesn't really have system for figuring out where digital technology jobs end and regular jobs begin - and explores how a shared definitions of digital skills and careers will be the gateway for policymakers and employers to fill any gaps.
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Love’s labours found: industrial strategy for social care and the everyday economy

The United Kingdom’s industrial strategy focuses on high-tech, advanced industries. This paper argues that if the government really wants to improve productivity and address regional divides in the UK, it needs to stop ignoring ‘everyday’ sectors like social care. These sectors not only employ large...
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Towards a just future: reimagining social and economic policy

Former Federal Minister Jenny Macklin has been at the frontline of social policy debates for more than three decades. She presented our 2019 Sambell Oration.