The Five Trends Shaping the Future of Work

The Five Trends Shaping the Future of Work

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1. New behaviors

Ten years ago, if someone had told you that you would have all this information about yourself public for the world to read, see and hear, you would have said they were crazy.  Now look at where we are: we are so much more comfortable living more public lives, we build communities, share, communicate, collaborate, access information, and shape 

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1. New behaviors

our personal experiences. All these new behaviors are cascading over organisations, which is forcing them to make changes.

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2. Technologies

Big data, the cloud, the internet of things, robots, automation, video, collaboration platforms, and other technologies are changing the way we work and live. The cloud puts the power of technology into the hands of employees; robots and software are forcing us to rethink the jobs that humans can and should do; big data 

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gives us insight into how we work and how customers transact with us; and collaboration platforms give us the ability to connect our people and information together anywhere, anytime, and on any device.

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3. Millennials in the workplace

Millennials, by all accounts, going to be the largest generation ever to enter the workforce. This is a generation of employees with technological fluency who are willing to live at home longer until they find a company they truly want to work for. In other words, organizations must shift from creating an environment where they 

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3. Millennials in the workplace

assume that people need to work there to one where people want to work there.

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4. Mobility

Today, where you are located is starting to matter much less when it comes to being able to do your job. As long as you can connect to the internet, the chances are that you can access the same people and information as if you were working in an office building. We are connected anywhere and everywhere we go, whether it be 35,000 feet in the air or in a coffee shop.

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5. Globalization

This is essentially the ability for organizations to work in a world where boundaries do not exist. The world is becoming just like one big city. The language you speak, the currency you transact in, and your physical location are starting to matter less and less. You can work in San Francisco, yet have clients in Beijing or Melbourne; and the same goes 

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5. Globalization

for employees. Boundaries to working with anyone, anywhere are disappearing and this trend can only continue.

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