Category Archives: Jobs and Employment

10 Reasons You HAVE to Quit Your Job in 2014 | James Altucher

This was going to end badly. My boss screamed at me in front of my colleagues. I had done something wrong of course. I had sent a product to the client without debugging it thoroughly. It was my fault. But … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Bell Curve | Josh Bersin

There is a long standing belief in business that people performance follows the Bell Curve (also called the Normal Distribution). This belief has been embedded in many business practices: performance appraisals, compensation models, and even how we get graded in … Continue reading

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12 Jobs on the Brink: Will They Evolve or go Extinct? | Salary.com

Once upon a time good employees updated their job skills and advanced to the next career level with the regularity of Mario questing for Princess Peach. But then technology proliferated, and the well-read encyclopedia salesman, savvy VCR repairman and worldly … Continue reading

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Rethinking Work | Nathan Gould

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The Future of Jobs–Trends In US | Re-Thinking Economic Development

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Sorry, What Investment Shortfall? | Andrew McAfee’s Blog

In our debate earlier this week Rob Atkinson talked about how US companies weren’t investing like they used to. He’s not the only one concerned about a dropoff. Tyler Cowen had a post in July of this year titled “Why … Continue reading

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New Economic Data: No New News (Which is Good News and Bad News) | Andrew McAfee’s Blog

A new round of stats about the US economy have been released recently, and they tell a familiar ‘good news, bad news’ story. The good news is that both GPD (blue line) and corporate investment (red line) have rebounded well … Continue reading

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