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What Is the Future of Work in Cities?

From the agrarian societies of the 19th century to the modern digital workforce, the nature of our work and economy has always changed over time. These forces of change converge in cities, which act as epicenters of bold experimentation as well as unease about the future. 168 more words

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UI worker celebrates 60 years with company

(WTNH) — How long have you been at your job?

One UI worker is celebrating 60 years with the company.

He’s held several positions. Many of his jobs phased out because of advances in technology, but he’s adapted to survive. 346 more words

News

Report: Connecticut gains 7,000 net jobs in June

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new report shows Connecticut gained 7,000 net jobs in June, moving closer toward recovering all the jobs lost in the 2008-2010 recession. 102 more words

News

400 jobs to come to downtown Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Excitement from all-around Thursday as Faneuil announced its plans to open a call center in downtown Wichita, bringing more than 400 jobs to the city. 508 more words

Local

Nearly Five Million Youth Are Out of School and Work. Here's How Three Cities Are Planning to Reengage Them.

When it comes to reengaging disconnected youth with education and employment, three cities are reaching the same ambitious goals via different routes.

This post was written by Christie Joesbury. 942 more words

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How Companies Can Make Their Workers Happier

It seems like a straightforward proposition: Treat your employees well and they’ll work hard for your company, which will lead to superior financial results.

Straightforward, perhaps. 226 more words

Tech

How Technology Is Creating Major Upheaval in the Workplace

Innovations like online shopping, Uber, and robots on factory floors are having a huge positive impact in terms of convenience and keeping the prices of everyday products low. 397 more words

Tech