Articles about The Future of Work
These are the jobs seeing the biggest jumps in salary this year
You would think some of the fancier job titles would be the ones seeing the biggest increases in wages, but according to Glassdoor's latest ranking of jobs showing the fastest wage gains over the past year it is positions in lower-skill, lower-paying fields that are seeing the most growth.
9 awesome work situations that make you say YES
There are workplace situations that, for some, come by so rarely that they are worth their weight in gold, and they have nothing to do with the salary! These are the things that make any person wake up excited to go into work and more likely to work harder to perform their best.
Survey: These are the majors that will help you get you a job the fastest
Here's the full list of majors that are "the most in-demand" at companies seeking to employ recent grads this year.
Doing this primal, animal-like ritual may help reduce your work stress
There are tons of tips out there on how to reduce stress. From meditation to exercise to a daily glass of wine, but perhaps the simplest one and arguably most effective one has been around since humans came into existence. Letting out a loud and long primal scream may be the way to reduce stress, according to research.
Study: Here are the Top 10 jobs attracting the most transplants
While people tend to move to certain cities for jobs — and leave others behind — the most popular position people relocate for is Chemical Engineer, according to new data from Glassdoor.
This is what causes poor communication in the workplace
It’s easier than ever to communicate with colleagues. And yet, that doesn’t always make us more efficient. In fact, just the opposite happens.
5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits
Let’s look at 5 books that will teach you how habits work, why your brain won’t do the “right” thing, how to address these issues, and how to defeat the dark forces that are actively working against your best intentions.
This new AI service will transcribe conference calls in real-time
With a new voice-driven, artificially-intelligent service, you'll never have to pay attention during long, boring conference calls again.
From supermodel to super role model: Karlie Kloss’s effort to get more women in tech
We are constantly told there are not enough women pursuing careers in the STEM fields. Part of the problem is the pipeline issue. This is something model and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss has been tackling since 2014 when she launched her foundation Kode With Klossy to help teach young girls to code.
Ashton Kutcher’s simple, yet brilliant, email strategy
On a recent episode of The Thrive Global Podcast, Thrive Global founder and CEO Arianna Huffington sat down with television and film actor, venture capitalist, philanthropist, producer and — the role that matters most to him — father Ashton Kutcher. In a wide-ranging conversation, Huffington and Kutcher spoke about everything from family, social media and privacy to sleeping, time management and what it means to truly relax.
12 awards I deserve as your office Millennial
First of all, let me congratulate you on hiring me, your token office Millennial. Now, as you may have read on one of the many great trustworthy news sources of our time, like Pop Sugar or Twitter, my generation needs to be recognized for our success. So I’m going to need you to affirm me now.
Here’s what a 52-week paid parental leave looks like
With more than two years of experience with the 52-week parental leave, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's chief human resources officer has said the policy change was a wise move.
5 genius Slack apps you never knew you needed
If you use Slack (a popular professional messaging system) for work, you may be familiar with how it works. The tool makes it possible to create specific discussion “channels,” chat with another team member directly or make a fun group chat with several of your bestie coworkers. But you probably didn’t know that Slack also hosts a ton of awesome apps that could make your workday that much more productive.
This class will literally teach you how to brag about your career
Though you may know your good at your job and have accomplished a lot, when it comes to sharing that news with others many people struggle, especially women. Luckily, now there is a class to help you become a better bragger.
What it’s like to freelance in 2018
Ever wondered what it’s really like to freelance in 2018, or just in this day and age? Of course, it’s impossible to answer that question since no two freelancers experience the exact same thing. However, a new survey report from WiseBrand, based on over 2,000 respondents, does give a nice peek inside the current State of the Freelance Nation. The study dispels common myths about freelancing and sheds new light on freelancers’ finances, ambitions, and needs.
This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter
In the book, BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest, author Dan Buettner details some incredible science on how to live the longest possible life.
10 ways to normalize women’s success in the office
Successful women are no rarity. The issue lies in normalizing the topic and expanding it for upcoming generations. The goal in the years to come is to obviously continue to make sure that all women have equal opportunities in the workplace. But how do we really dig deep to normalize that success?
Daughters of working moms may get this major career benefit
Though being a working mom is extremely hard and often guilt inducing this gem of a study will bring you some good news and just in time for Mother's Day, especially if you have a daughter. According to the study which looked at family and career data on more than 100,000 men and women and was published in the journal Work, Employment and Society, adult daughters who grew up with working moms, are more likely to be employed and if they are employed, they have bigger roles, work longer hours and make more money then their peers who had stay at home moms.
New Boston Dynamics video shows robot running outside autonomously, jumping over obstacles
A recent survey of American parents found that roughly three-quarters were concerned that robots might take their kids' jobs. Well, parents of new grads: Be more worried. This robot can run and jump on its own. Terrifying.
This map shows where freelancers get more bang for their buck
Freelancing is on the rise. Since more people are ditching traditional corporate jobs and striking out on their own, it’s worth asking: How much money do freelancers need to make to enjoy a reasonable standard of living? We created a new map to find out.
Google won’t confirm if AI assistant will identify itself up front as a robot
This ethical tension could be partly resolved if its AI assistant was required to announce that a computer is on the phone calls, but Google has been vague and will not confirm if Duplex will be made to self-disclose.
Google’s new AI assistant can pass for a human on phone calls
In the near future, a machine can book reservations on your behalf, and the human on the other line may never realize that they are talking to a chatbot.
5 former career rules that Millennials completely flipped
It’s no surprise that millennials have changed the career game, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse. But one thing is clear: Workplaces are changing. And these five former career rules are no longer, thanks to the new generation. (Not gonna lie — we’re all about it.)
11 creative tips to help you thrive as a remote worker
Remote work offers numerous benefits from saving on commute time to being able to throw in a load of laundry on a break. And while there are some unique challenges to remote work, it’s possible to make your work situation more productive and fulfilling than ever before—it just takes a bit more planning.
4 secret benefits of business travel you better get in on
Traveling for work can be rough. It's stressful, it's structured and it usually involves some very early mornings and mediocre coffee. But business travel isn't slowing down any time soon as in 2016, U.S. travelers took 458.9 million domestic business trips and this is expected to reach 478.2 million by 2020. But if you do have a chance when traveling for work to get a moment to just explore, whether it is tacking on an extra day to a trip or just taking a long lunch, it can have a profound impact on you.