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You Won’t Be Automated: Innovation for Jobs

By David Nordfors / April 12, 2015 / 0 Comments
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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” The i4j Innovation for Jobs Summits https://i4j.info brings together innovative leaders in creating shared language across silos, enabling stakeholders and change agents to disrupt unemployment. What are your hopes and fears about the … Read moreYou Won’t Be Automated: Innovation for Jobs

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Finding the intersection of human and idea

By Jay Van Zyl / April 3, 2015 / 0 Comments
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As we reflect on the Innovation for Jobs Summit that brought together some brilliant minds from around the world, it highlighted the fact that ecosystems form an important part of shaping new innovations. David Nordfors and Jay van Zyl embarked on a journey that is still in it’s infancy, but resulted in this: Creating the first … Read moreFinding the intersection of human and idea

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Take Aways from the Innovation for Jobs Summit, 2015

By David Nordfors / March 31, 2015 / 0 Comments
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by Nilofer Merchant The middle class in the United States is no longer the world’s wealthiest; its share of national income (US) has fallen and related wages are stagnant. According to the Center for American Progress, the cost of middle class “security”—child care, higher education, health care—is growing. In 12 short years costs increased by … Read moreTake Aways from the Innovation for Jobs Summit, 2015

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The Wildly Ambitious Future of the Job Search

By David Nordfors / March 24, 2015 / 0 Comments
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Rick Wartzman – Fortune Magazine : “Still, there is palpable excitement at the prospect of a more transparent and fluid job market. Google’s Vint Cerf, widely considered one of the “fathers of the Internet,” envisions a massive databank that showcases people’s unique strengths, allowing employers to pull in just the right folks to tackle any task. … Read moreThe Wildly Ambitious Future of the Job Search

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