Week in Review – Popular Content
The jobs aren’t “going away” – they’ve already pretty much gone (Horses for Sources)
According the the experts: McKinsey believes as much as 45% of current jobs could be replaced using technology that already exists; Forrester claims 1 million US B2B sales jobs will go away by 2020; Gartner predicts one in three jobs will be converted to software, robots and smart machines by 2025. And there’s more… oh boy – the fantastical claims we are being spoon-fed by some experts in the market today is getting a bit absurd. Read more.
Three Questions Leaders Should Ask About Innovation (Gartner)
It’s well known that getting large enterprises to innovate requires a Herculean effort. But according to Mary Mesaglio, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner, a simple set of three questions can keep innovation on track. Read more.
Trending Topics (Top Jobs and Skills, Religious Literacy)
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The 8 Best Jobs in America Share This Skill
They all pay an average of $100,000+/year because they all require a certain skill. Read more.
Harvard Launches Free Online Class To Promote Religious Literacy
To combat religious illiteracy, Diane Moore, director of Harvard Divinity School’s Religious Literacy Project and five other religion professors from Harvard University, Harvard Divinity School and Wellesley College are kicking off a free, online series on world religions open to the masses. Do we need it? You bet. Read more.
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This Week’s Featured Events
Celebrations This Week
Employee Appreciation Day in the United States falls on Friday March 4th. Bosses across the United States have the chance to support, thank and reward workers on Employee Appreciation Day on the first Friday in March.
Term of the Week
Employee-driven idea system: also know as employee-driven innovation systems, are organizational systems that encourage employees to submit ideas for improvement; this is a type of suggestion program where employees are rewarded for being ultimately responsible for the management and implementation of any idea they submitted.
Vendor M&A And Partnership News
A sampling of this week’s mergers and acquisitions announcements from around the human resource marketplace – and other partnerships. Latest news here.
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