labour market

Why are US employers laying off staff amid a talent shortage?

This WORKTECH Academy briefing adopts an all-American theme to report on volatility in the tech job market, the return of Neocon trade show and the upcoming WORKTECH Chicago event

Tesla’s stand against remote work at odds with employee needs?

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at Elon Musk’s edict for Tesla employees to return to the office permanently at a time when the world’s largest trial of the four-day working week is taking place

Will the hybrid model really work for older employees?

On the face of it, a more flexible future of work spells good news for older workers. But it all depends on which business sector you work in – and age discrimination is still rife

JPMorgan

What does New York’s all-electric tower tell us about the next office?

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at plans for JPMorgan Chase’s new global headquarters in New York, designed by Foster + Partners, and at current US labour market shifts

automation

How automation technologies can damage worker wellbeing

In the emerging world of robotics, artificial intelligence and algorithmic systems, there will be losers as well as winners, warns the Pissarides Review, a new British report on the future of work