Articles about The Future of Work

Office Culture

How you can encourage your company to make an impact

Every company wants to turn a profit and keep their shareholders happy, but I know from experience that businesses can make money and be a force for good.

News

These are the 25 Fortune 500 companies that offer the most remote-friendly jobs

Working remotely is becoming the norm. There has been a 115% percent increase in telecommuting between 2005-2015 and the percentage of workers doing all or at least some of their work remotely has increased from 19% in 2003 to 24% in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Work Fashion

5 wardrobe tips for when you’re working remotely

While it's true that working from home affords employees a more casual experience, it doesn’t mean that showers and professional attire should be optional.

technology

There’s a less stressful way to receive smartphone notifications

Researchers found a way to receive notifications that left study participants happier, less stressed, feeling more productive, and more in control.

mentors

This female tech CEO says women need more male mentors

Brit + Co CEO Brit Morin wants to remind you that you should not shy away from men when it comes to choosing a mentor.

Equal Pay Day

The secret to understanding income inequality

Whenever we observe a massive compression of inequality in income and wealth, there are major shocks of violent disruption behind it.

News

Study: Women in heavier makeup are less likely to be seen as leaders

For women to be taken seriously by their colleagues at work, they may have to hold back on the mascara.

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.

The Future of Work

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.

The Future of Work

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.

Productivity

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.

The Future of Work

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.

LinkedIn

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.

News

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.

The Future of Work

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.

Advice

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.

Advice

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.

Advice

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.

Advice

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.

The Future of Work

8 workplace predictions for 2018

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

The Future of Work

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.

Advice

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.

Advice

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.

Advice

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.