Future of work

Discussion paper

Guidelines for an outcome-based trial – raising productivity and engagement
19 Feb 2019
36

This paper contains practical guidelines and considerations for those considering flexible working arrangements (FWAs), including:

Five recent case studies (with links to video interviews) of business leaders and employees who have experienced the Four-Day Week trial and are responsible for managing the policy across...

Audio podcast

5 Feb 2019
147

A conversation with researchers and advocates about mental health and the impact of economics and the changing nature of work

Article

25 Jan 2019
253

Working less would have a range of benefits for workers and employers and the world should embrace the four-day working week, was the message two experts brought to Davos 2019.

Other interactive resource

1 Jan 2019
19

World Economic Forum Transformation maps are a dynamic knowledge tool to understand the issues and forces driving transformational change across economies, industries, global issues and the Forum’s system initiatives.

Each Transformation Map features a dynamic feed of the latest research and analysis...

Book

A road map for graduates and precarious workers
31 Dec 2018
26

These are challenging and confusing times for graduates trying to find meaningful employment in today’s workplace and their parents. The same goes for experienced people who are losing what they thought were steady jobs and trying to find new jobs in a workplace they don’t...

Discussion paper

20 Dec 2018
65

The Victorian government has announced an inquiry into the on-demand workforce. The inquiry, chaired by former Federal Fair Work Ombudsman, Natalie James, will investigate the extent of the on-demand sector and the status of people working with or for on-line companies or platforms in Victoria....

Guide

12 Dec 2018
14

This brochure outlines the scope of the network's portfolio, the emerging technologies it covers and the engagement opportunities for public and private bodies through the network of Global Fourth Industrial Revolution Councils.

The Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network’s vision is to help...

Other interactive resource

7 Dec 2018
30

Selected articles about the future of work, social media, collaborative economy and higher education. Articles from magazines and blogs with an american focus and also some Australian specific content. As at Dec 2018 828 'stories' added.

Briefing paper

Policy brief on the future of work
7 Dec 2018
1

Labour markets are undergoing major transformations as a result of globalisation, technological and demographic changes. The digital revolution, in particular, is promoting new forms of employment mediated by online platforms. The scale and scope of these changes are hard to assess because conventional labour market...

Report

15 Nov 2018
78

At a time when all jobs, whether in a coffee shop or a bank, can seemingly be described as creative, you’d be forgiven for thinking the word had lost all meaning in the labour market. However, this first piece of research from the Creative Industries...

Report

9 Nov 2018
6

Drawing on new survey data this report provides a profile of micro-businesses with 1-9 employees in Northern Ireland in comparison to UK regional, Irish and US benchmarks. The report provides the first evidence on levels of business ambition, resilience and digital adoption for this group...

Presentation

8 Nov 2018
26

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0.

How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service...

Presentation

8 Nov 2018
5

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0.

How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service...

Presentation

8 Nov 2018
0

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0.

How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service...

Presentation

8 Nov 2018
3

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0.

How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service...

Presentation

8 Nov 2018
7

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0.

How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service...

Presentation

8 Nov 2018
3

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0.

How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service...

Report

The £40 billion prize from boosting youth employment, education and training in the UK
1 Nov 2018
4

The index estimates the potential gain from boosting youth employment, education and training to be around £40 billion in the UK and over $1 trillion across the OECD. This can be achieved by lowering the NEET (not in education, employment or training) rate to German...

Report

1 Nov 2018
23

Students are being faced with a false choice between the liberal arts and technical fields. Philosophy, English, and history majors are warned to prepare for un- or underemployment, while classmates in engineering and computer science are assumed to have six-figure salaries waiting after graduation....

Website

1 Nov 2018
14

In the northern spring of 2018 MIT launched a Taskforce on the Future of Work, which this website highlights.

The Task Force’s mandate is to address three questions:

1. How are emerging technologies transforming the nature of human work and the set of...

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