Articles about The Future of Work

Technology At 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.

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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.

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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.


9 ways to make your cold emails more successful

The perfect letter of introduction is hard to come by, and even harder to write. Why it’s important to craft one and what to include or leave out.

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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.

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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.


4 signs you’re headed toward career burnout — and what to do

These are some strong indicators you’re speeding toward career burnout, and how to fix the problem before it's too late.


What jobs won’t be around 10 years from now?

Which jobs won't exist in 10 years and which are growing fast.

Job Search

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.


5 ways to show that you would make a great manager one day

Eyeing a promotion for next year? You might want to take a long, hard look at your behavior. Here's signs that you'll make a great manager.


Work hosted online can disappear instantly — don’t let it happen to you

Employees of DNAinfo and Gothamist watched decades of work disappear from the internet. Here's how to prevent that from happening to you.

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8 workplace predictions for 2018

From increased opportunities to work remotely to a shrinking number of staff jobs, 2018 has interesting changes in store.

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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.


Answering an age-old question: What should I do with my life?

Make it a proud part of your identity: You’re making a point out of fearlessly trying as many things as possible. Here's how.


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.


Help! 7 questions to ask yourself when choosing between two job offers

Having to pick between two offers is certainly a good problem to have. Here are a few questions to ask yourself when weighing offers from each employer.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.