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November 17th, 2015 at 4:10 pm

How to find talent for jobs that don’t exist yet

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The pace of business innovation continues to exceed our expectations and imagination especially, when it comes to the world of work. Not only is technology impacting how we work and interact with each other, it’s transforming what we actually do for work.

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November 17th, 2015 at 3:51 pm

You may lose your job to technology in the future but, you may still be able to protect your income

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Almost half of today’s American jobs could be automated in the next two decades, according to new research.

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November 12th, 2015 at 5:38 pm

Futurist Thomas Frey predicts by 2030 people will rely on billions of drones and sensors to live

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Thomas Frey, a futurist from the DaVinci Institute in the United States predicts that by 2030 people will rely on billions of drones and sensors to live.

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November 10th, 2015 at 1:15 pm

How to recruit a great software developer

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It’s a seller’s market for programmers. Demand for programmers and software engineers is expected to grow by 22 percent over the next seven years, according to research conducted by IT staffing firm, Modis. The average salary for a software developer is around $96,000 and top earners approach $150,000 per year, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

NOTE: For those wanting to enter the programming profession, DaVinci Coders is currently accepting applications for the 2016 courses. Small class sizes so seating is limited.

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October 14th, 2015 at 8:58 pm

The future of recruiting, with top futurist Thomas Frey

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The DaVinci Institute’s senior futurist and executive director, Thomas Frey, shares a glimpse at how current workplace trends – from freelancing to coworking – are shaping the future of recruitment.

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October 6th, 2015 at 3:15 pm

Top 5 things you need to be happy at work

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There’s a mountain of research on what makes people truly happy at work. What would make you happier at work? It’s not necessarily free meals and massages (though those are nice, as companies on Fortune’s list of the Best Companies To Work For have figured out). And it’s not even necessarily lots more money. We’ve scoured the research and identified five science-backed attributes that make people happy at their jobs.

NOTE: For anyone looking to transition into a high impact work environment, check out the private offices and coworking spaces currently available at the DaVinci Institute.

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August 24th, 2015 at 5:41 pm

Top 10 jobs that don’t exist yet, but will in the future

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Technology is moving very quickly. The landscape of modern business is set to change dramatically in the next few decades. According to top-rated futurist speaker Thomas Frey, by 2030 a predicted 2 billion jobs will disappear, but plenty of new ones will replace them. There’s work, but not as we know it…

 

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August 20th, 2015 at 6:05 pm

Jobs held by men are most at risk from the robot worker

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The world is on the brink of a new industrial revolution in which advances in the field of artificial intelligence will obsolete human labor, according to many economists and technologists today. Two Oxford researchers recently analyzed the skills required for more than 700 different occupations to determine how many of them would be susceptible to automation in the near future, and the news was not good: They concluded that machines are likely to take over 47 percent of today’s jobs within a few decades.

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August 7th, 2015 at 9:34 pm

Top reasons people switch jobs

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Most people don’t change jobs because of their bosses. Or because their work is either too challenging or not challenging enough. Or even because they aren’t paid enough.

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July 29th, 2015 at 9:21 pm

Research suggests 82% of managers aren’t cut out for the job

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If you don’t like your manager, it’s probably not you, and there is a good chance your boss should never have been promoted in the first place.   Continue Reading »

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