Tagged: future jobs

Caveat artifex - Ariadne

Robert Hickson Feb 09, 2014

The title is my pig latin for let the worker beware. In the US The Atlantic picked up on the US Bureau of Labor Statistic’s projections of the fastest growing jobs over the next decade. The latter conclude that the fastest growing jobs will be in healthcare, office administration, retail sales, and the food workers. These are driven … Read More

Thinking Jobs in the Future - Ariadne

Robert Hickson Mar 23, 2012

Writing on the Atlantic’s website, Alan Jacobs notes the error in assuming today’s leisure activities will be tomorrow’s jobs. In particular he argues that it is a fallacy that most jobs will involve searching and assimilating data (I could also add that machines may replace people in collating and analysing data). Alan challenges the thesis of Malcolm Gladwell’s … Read More