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Future of Work 2015: People, Place, Technology

Angela joined a stellar line up of speakers at the 2015 Future of Work Conference where she spoke about the importance of place.

Top 3 excerpts from Angela’s talk: 84 more words

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Start taking responsibility for your own analytics

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“Can you imagine a CFO going to the CEO and saying, ‘I don’t really know how to read a balance sheet, but I have someone on my team who is really good at it.’ We would laugh that person out of the room,” Zettelmeyer says.

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The power of friends at work

At a certain level, once you kind of have “a field” in life — marketing, sales, development, HR, etc. — you can learn most jobs. You might switch industries or whatever, but the core tenets of what  416 more words

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Managers can't even set their own priorities

Just came across this post on Forbes, which is based on this study.

Here’s the essential takeaway in a visual form:

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Seven Predictions on the Future of Work

1. THE TALENT POOL WILL GROW
As the use of robotics and automation technology increase, humans will no longer be asked to perform rote tasks. That means the nature of jobs will change. 443 more words

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From Australia, by guest blogger Rosemary Kirkby

Australia has been the lucky country in the years following the 2008 global financial slowdown. However, as individuals, we’ve never quite believed that our economy was strong and recent warnings of slowing growth in China, (our largest trading partner) falling iron ore and coal prices, youth unemployment, as well as talk of a housing bubble following surging prices in our principal cities, have served to fuel national anxiety. 603 more words

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The essential issues with giving feedback at work

Got the image above from Harvard Business Review. Before we get that far into this, how funny is that picture? It kinda summarizes feedback at work in a nutshell in 149 different ways. 441 more words

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