Tag Archives: Work

The Future of Work in South Africa: Digitisation, Productivity and Job Creation

Digitisation and automation could result in a net gain of up to 1.2 million jobs in South Africa by 2030. But if companies don’t act swiftly to take advantage of the opportunities these technologies present to drive innovation and growth, the country will suffer. The report is available from the McKinsey website

Glassdoor’s Top 100 World Best Places to Work 2019

Bain & Company is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 100 best places to work. Zoom Video Communications and In-N-Out Burger follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2019 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review …
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S=HE ¿Igualdad de Oportunidades? Desarrollo Profesional de Hombres y Mujeres en España

A new report prepared jointly by Infoempleo and IESE, and sponsored by Gas Natural Fenosa offers a snapshot of the current state of equal opportunities in companies in Spain. The report assesses the degree of satisfaction respondents feel with their current family, personal and work environment, with three descriptive categories available: satisfactory, hostile or exclusionary. …
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World Best Places to Work 2018

Facebook is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 100 best places to work. Bain & Company and Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2018 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review survey. …
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WEF Global Human Capital Report 2017

The World Economic Forum has just launched the Global Human Capital Report 2017. Efforts to fully realize people’s economic potential – in countries at all stages of economic development – are falling short due to ineffective deployment of skills throughout the workforce, development of future skills and adequate promotion of ongoing learning for those already …
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World Best Places to Work 2017

Bain & Company is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 50 best places to work. Facebook and Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2017 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review survey. As …
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Artificial Intelligence and Robotics and their Impact on the Workplace

The International Bar Association Global Employment Institute (IBA GEI) has just published a 120-page comprehensive report entitled “Artificial Intelligence and Robotics and Their Impact on the Workplace.” The study focuses on potential future trends of AI, and the likely impact intelligent systems will have on: the labor market, the structures of companies, employees’ working time, …
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Non-standard employment around the world

The ILO has just published the report “Non-standard employment around the world: Understanding challenges, shaping prospects”. According to the study, non-standard forms of employment (NSFE) are often associated with greater decent work deficits. The report finds that there has been a rise in NSFE globally, including increases in temporary work, part-time work, temporary agency work …
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Unfinished business: women, men, work, family by Anne-Marie Slaughter

Overview: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND THE ECONOMIST. “Slaughter’s gift for illuminating large issues through everyday human stories is what makes this book so necessary for anyone who wants to be both a leader at work and a fully engaged parent at home.”—Arianna Huffington When Anne-Marie …
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Women at Work: Trends 2016

The ILO has just published the report “Women at Work: Trends 2016.” The study highlights the enormous challenges women continue to face in finding and keeping decent jobs around the world. The report examined data for up to 178 countries and concludes that inequality between women and men persists across a wide spectrum of the …
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