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The changing nature of work

This report by Worldbank emphasises how much technology is advancing and creating new opportunities, which is why the primacy of human capital will resist simple and prescriptive solutions to the challenges of more and more jobs requiring specific skills as well as soft skills.

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The future of women at work: transitions in the age of automation

This report by McKinsey explores that if women make transitions in automation, they could be on the path to more productive, better-paid work. If they cannot, they could face a growing wage gap or be left further behind when progress toward gender parity in work is already slow.

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The future of skills: Employment in 2030

This report by Pearson, Nesta and the Oxford Martin School, offers a novel and comprehensive method to map out how employment is likely to change, and the implications for skills.

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The quest for digital skills

This report from the Economist Intelligence Unit explores the supply and demand of digital skills across four industries: financial services, healthcare, retail and manufacturing. 

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Flight of the baby boomers

Recruitment specialist Robert Half UK considers the potential impact of a skills shortage in the UK and discusses the new aspirations of Generations X and Y and how this change could dictate change in the workplace of the future. 

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The global gender gap report 2014

Is complete gender equality achievable? This report by the World Economic Forum analyses the relative gaps between men and women across health, education, the economy and politics.

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Manager and Machine - the new leadership equation

Martin Dewhurst and Paul Willmott, directors at McKinsey consider the acceleration of computer learning and the impact this is having on the workplace. 

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The lives and times of the CEO

Much has changed in the past 100 years of management leadership, yet there is still more to come. CEO jobs and executive positions entail what they used to and will be very different in years to come.This fascinating report by Strategy& considers how we've gotten to the CEO model of today, and what the Chief Executive Officer job description of 2040 will look like.

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The Bell-Blanchflower underemployment Index

Underemployment occurs where individuals have spare capacity to do either more work, or work at a more qualified level. The Work Foundation produce data measuring the prevalence in the UK labour market.

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Industrial strategy and the future of skills policy

There is a skills mismatch in the UK. Workers often don't have the right skills that businesses need, whilst the skills that do exist are often under utilised. This CIPD report explores the issues.

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