The Future Of Work
From pandemics and recessions, to advancements in technology and workplace culture, we explore what work, workers and workplaces might look like in the future.
By ATB Financial 29 September 2020 1 min read
The Future Of Work has many facets and even more unknowns. From advancements in technology, to evolving business culture, we explore what the workplace of the future might look like and what you need to know to prepare for these changes.
Featuring Todd Hirsch, ATB's VP & Chief Economist and Rob Roach, ATB's Managing Director of Economics and Insight.
Rob Roach takes over as host to discuss technology advancements, the evolution of work, the role of education and much more with Todd Hirsch. What you need to know and what to expect from your future employers is changing and this conversation can help you make the most of it.
Featuring Armine Yalnizyan, Economist & Atkinson Fellow on the Future Of Workers.
Armine discusses her research and perspective on The Future Of Workers and explains how labour is critical in building the economy of tomorrow. We discuss the "she-cession" in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the labour force of the future, why a Universal Basic Income might not be the best option to reduce poverty, and much more.
"Lifelong learning was never really a phrase before 1980, but today, employers expect their employees to be continually upgrading their skills and learning news skills."
ATB's VP & Chief Economist
About the series
What the workplace of the future will look like is commonly discussed, but much remains unkown. We dive deeper into how this unkown future affects you, business, and the economy, as well as what you can do today to be successful tomorrow. With what we know today and what we can predict, you can embrace and succeed in the workforce of the future.
Rob Roach, ATB's Managing Director of Economics & Insight, takes over hosting duties in episode one to interview Todd Hirsch. Will robots be doing our jobs? And what does the worker of tomorrow actually look like as we enter an era of fluid employment?
In episode two, our guest is Armine Yalnizyan, Economist & Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers. She changes the perspective in a wide-ranging conversation, touching on the "she-cession", Universal Basic Income, technology and the care economy.