The collision of demographic changes, the rapid spread of automation and rising income inequality will have the potential to trigger an unparallel major economic and employment disruption far greater than we have ever experienced. Understanding and planning for these inevitable disruptions will be vital when future-proofing jobs. In fact, there's a total of 62 challenges workers are facing in their workplaces. People do not plan to fail. They just fail to plan and future proof themselves for the inevitable. While fear is a normal human emotion and may paralyze us from taking action, it's complacency that will absolutely kill them

The city of Joy, Kolkata is basking in the glory of a boom in the city job market. Job opportunities in Kolkata are on an upward growth trajectory in varied sectors. The city which serves as the capital city to the eastern state of India, West Bengal is growing by leaps and bounds. Fondly known for its amazing food, rich culture and lively environment, Kolkata has many contributions to its credit in supporting the country's growing economy. Talking of the current scenario, Kolkata is emerging out to be a promising destination for job-seekers. Industry experts are hopeful that in the

This job is meant for you in all times. Every one of us is well aware of the fact that the global job scenario actually went under its worst stage in the year 2009 when recession began. It has affected the standard of living of several private employees. Even multinational companies have cut their costs and employees in big number. Most of the people have voted that Bank jobs are the best in government field. Even in the recession, the government sector is standing like a king as it is. In case you are one amongst those people who have

In the 21st century, there has been an increasingly popular concern that, robots will eat up labor share of income at an accelerating rate, leaving ordinary workers impoverished and unemployed. There has been a variant of this since the dawn of industrial revolution. Improvements in farming technology have been greeted with skepticism since ancient times for these motives. Mechanical contraptions for sewing and other task were decried as potentially ruinous to workers in other European nations. There is always a grain of truth to these complains because technological innovations inevitably displace some segment of staff. In general, the current technological

The degree to which robots will take our jobs will largely depend on whether robots can effectively substitute or augment our work. There are various scenarios at play here that will determine whether robots will take over our jobs: 1. We allow robots to voluntarily substitute our jobs because we are no longer prepared to do the work ourselves. In fact, we are happy for robots to take over our jobs. Examples include military service, car production and manufacturing, space exploration, underwater exploration, duct cleaning, crime fighting, fixing oil spills, investigating hazardous environments, and commercialized agriculture. 2. Robots can be

Every day thousands of workers find and lose jobs as businesses grow or close. Each new job found represents income for food, shelter, and education. Each job lost may represent giving up some or all of these basic necessities. When a global company decides to move its business operations overseas – a process called “off-shoring” – one country’s or worker’s loss of jobs may translate into another country’s or worker’s gain. The growing phenomenon known as off-shoring presents both benefits and challenges for the developed and developing world. What is Off-shoring? Imagine that the computer you are using has suddenly

Millennials are the young adults who were born after 1981 and are considered as the “future leaders” of the society. They have ambitious career objectives, are technologically sound, have high emotional intelligence and are ready to replace the “soon-to-retire” Baby Boomers. Unlike their predecessors, millennials look for more than just a job. They look for roles which are interesting and career progressing. This is why organizations need to redefine their management style, company culture and modify expectations in order to be more appealing to their leading workplace occupiers – the millennials. “Millennials want to work for organizations that prioritize purpose

The Truth Behind the Open Job Market Most job seekers rely on the open job market which includes job posting boards and help wanted advertisements in local newspapers to source job leads. While it appears on the surface that these search vehicles have an abundant number of job leads, the reality is that very few people secure their positions through these methods of search. Only about 5-10% of people in search find their jobs using these two methods combined. One of the main reasons it is so difficult to land a job through a job board is that the job

Financially Challenged? There's lots of free college information available online, and here are some of the most popular questions when it comes to student Financial Aid. Learn about the difference between grants, student loans and college scholarships and bank on your future! What is Financial Aid? Financial aid is monetary aid to help you pay for your college education. Aid is made available from grants, college scholarships, student loans, and part-time employment from federal, state, institutional, and private sources. The types and amounts of aid awarded are determined by financial need, available funds, student classification, academic performance, and sometimes the

For those job seeking professionals that have been searching for a job for months or more, the whole job search process may seem a bit stale. Countless hours are often spent on job search websites and job search engines such as CareerBuilder.com, Dice.com, and Monster.com often resulting in minimal feedback. It is frustrating to go months without finding a job. Inevitability you begin to question career choices, your professional skills, experience, qualifications, or even your education. But you’re not alone. In times of high unemployment, a slow moving job market can create the appearance of a job search that becomes

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