Articles about The Future of Work
A.I. is redefining the meaning of ‘human’ in human resources
Artificial intelligence is transforming the modern human resource department by providing a variety of new data-driven tools.
This algorithm can figure out when you will die
By creating a deep learning algorithm to predict patient mortality, doctors can better inform patients about their end-of-life options before it is too late, allowing more patients to get their spiritual and cultures final wishes met.
These were the craziest workplace surveillance stories of 2017
New advances in technology are making it easier than ever for our employers to track our movements, whereabouts, and employability. These were the craziest stories of 2017.
Here’s how not to lose your job in the next 15 years
Learn all you can about the technology entering your field. Stay up on all the trends. And give real thought to where the human element is still needed.
5 ways you’re setting yourself up to fail on LinkedIn
Your LinkedIn profile might be one of the first things a recruiter sees about you, so don't make these mistakes.
Survey: Career success still seen as far more important for men in 2017
According to a new Pew survey, men are valued for their ambition, women are valued for their looks and parental abilities. Still.
This is why Facebook and Google are stealing your life
Companies like Facebook and Google were built to be addictive, say many involved in their creation. These services do not have your best interest at heart.
This CEO believes resumes are becoming obsolete — here’s why
Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, believes that the key to finding strong talent isn’t looking at more resumes — it’s about looking in non-traditional places.
8 workplace predictions for 2018
From increased opportunities to work remotely to a shrinking number of staff jobs, 2018 has interesting changes in store.
Report: These are the fastest-declining jobs in the U.S.
Typists, watch repairers, and postal workers: Here are the jobs projected to be on their way out over the next decade, according to Bloomberg.
5 ways to separate life and work when you’re the boss of your own business
Being your own boss is hard. Take care of yourself and use these tips to inch closer to the work-life balance you need to keep from burning out.
Microsoft lets its employees work in a treehouse in the woods
Software giant Microsoft has built a set of new offices for the staff of its headquarters — and they're located high in the air atop high-tech treehouses.
Facebook wants to help you find your next job
Facebook is muscling into the online job-search marketplace. Now if only you could keep their bosses from seeing your embarrassing photos, too.
Do you need a Millennial mentor? Get ready for the latest fad to hit corporate America
The millennial generation has gotten a bad rap — but they could be what companies need to survive. Do you need a millennial mentor?
Survey: Americans want to limit robots to ‘dangerous’ and ‘unhealthy’ jobs
Americans support having machines do the grunt work, giving humans the opportunity to pursue more creative, less monotonous tasks.
Almost 1 in 5 Americans know someone whose job has been affected by automation
A new report from Pew Research Center shows that 18% of Americans reported knowing someone whose salary or hours have been cut, or who has lost a position, due to “workforce automation.
This AI spies on your contacts and writes emails to them
A new email plugin called Crystal made accurate judgments on one reporter's email style. It can help people navigate tone and content with strangers.
New robot gets knocked down — but it gets up again (you are never gonna keep it down)
Scientists have created a new robot that can fall down repeatedly without suffering significant damage — and can get back up without human assistance.
When this ex-Google X director fires you, he may call it ‘liberation’
By liberating employees from jobs they're unsuited for instead of firing them, people can see that there's life beyond the one position they currently have.
This chatbot will help you face death
Can a robot ease the existential angst of those facing imminent death? It might seem unlikely, but that's exactly what a new chatbot was able to do.
Apple posts job teaching Siri to listen to users’ troubles
Apple is hiring a trainer to teach its artificially-intelligent voice interface, Siri, to have "serious conversations." Would you trust it?
Why the workplace, not college, may be the best education
Job skills -- how to use new software, piece through data, give presentations, speak in public -- are not what you learn at college. For practical, job-based skills, get a job.
3 career lessons from TIME’s ‘first’ women
The collection of women's stories also happens to be a treasure trove of work wisdom. Here's what a few members of the list can teach you about your career.
3 ways automation can help workers in the future
While Elon Musk is tweeting that super-intelligent robots will bring World War III, there are other experts rebuking dystopian visions and are offering a more hopeful take.
Only 7% of workers feel productive at the office, survey finds
If you want to be productive, step away from your cubicle and go back home. That's what FlexJobs’ new survey of more than 5,500 professionals found.