Tagged: occupation

From sewing machinist to software programmer - FutureworkNZ

Guest Author Dec 16, 2019

Amelia Sharman I’m sure you’ve heard some version of this popular prediction – about two-thirds of children entering primary school today will end up working in jobs that don’t exist yet.1 This prediction assumes rapid or accelerating technological change. But looking at historical trends and current data, rates of technological change are not accelerating, and the impact on jobs will … Read More

Career is a verb, not a noun - FutureworkNZ

Dave Heatley Jun 19, 2019

career (v) move swiftly and in an uncontrolled way. My good friend Mariska tells me that’s a better description of her work life than the more traditional definition… career (n) an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with opportunities for progress. In the interests of science, and despite the small sample size, I thought I’d … Read More