Helen Strong Old Jobs Die

The publication date is the reality date for this posting. Already in many spheres contracting has become a way of working life. Of course in some countries (e.g. South Africa) "the workers" cannot believe the trends and cling to their right to be employed... without output standards, and wanting protection from being fired. Time we woke up!
Posted: 24 May 2012 at 11:52

Neil Jacobsohn Old Jobs Die

Absolutely right. But old habits die hard, particularly in a culture of entitlement. Right now Greece is learning the price of that attitude, and other countries in Europe are not far behind. Inevitably, South Africa will have to bite the bullet too. No trade union or government in the world can stand against the tide of change.
Posted: 25 May 2012 at 12:05

Doug Vining Old Jobs Die

Well said, Neil. In the future, govt, unions and brands will have even less control than today. Power is moving to the people, individual people, with freedom to choose!
Posted: 25 May 2012 at 14:31

Neil Jacobsohn 14 million new jobs by 2015

We published the MindBullet alongside only a few weeks ago - and now there's a report published that reckons cloud computing could create as many as 14-million new jobs by 2015. The future is so cool!
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Posted: 1 June 2012 at 16:54

Neil Jacobsohn How NOT to start a business!

We regularly tell business audiences that there's a new breed of company and entrepreneur out there, focused ruthlessly and relentlessly not on process, but on the customer. Against that background, here's some countter-intuitive advice from a pair of successful young Turks.
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Posted: 22 May 2013 at 11:19

Wolfgang Grulke How NOT to start a business!

" Listen to customers, all good comes from that." - that's their message in a nutshell.
Posted: 24 May 2013 at 10:12

Neil Jacobsohn What will jobs of the future look like?

How will your children be employed in the future? What jobs await them? What jobs do you need to prepare for as you plan your company's strategy? Some interesting insights in this presentation on 20 Jobs of the Future. It resonates with the MindBullet we wrote in May 2012 (alongside).
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Posted: 17 September 2013 at 17:19

Wolfgang Grulke It's a hard life for entrepreneurs!

This fascinating article reminds us that we need to look behind the headlines of the few entrepreneurs who DO make it!
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Posted: 21 October 2014 at 10:55

Doug Vining How millennials will boost the gig economy



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Posted: 8 May 2018 at 13:46

Bronwyn Williams How millennials will boost the gig economy

Salaried employees (yes, even the white collar ones) are on track to be the new poor. The self-employed class is the new middle class.
Posted: 17 May 2018 at 09:51
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