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nirit cohen

Welcome to Work Futures. The world of work is already changing and the only question is not whether it will affect us but when, and whether we will be ready. I am Nirit Cohen, an HR Strategist, Thought leader, Blogger and Speaker on the Future of Work. With over 25 years of global experience in senior roles, I study the trends affecting the workplace and their impact on organization, managers and careers. I hope my posts help you reflect, maybe even act. Good Luck.

2828Following the post on Portfolio Careers – don’t choose, combine! I received many requests for follow up on the world of work in the eyes of the younger generation, those who build a portfolio career rather than define themselves in terms of job and profession. Learning from examples and personal …

Nine to Five over. The nine to five job, where you were paid just to show up to work, which is really the definition of salaried employee, that model is slowly disappearing. Nine to five is now 24 * 7. And work is no longer where we go but what we do. The …

Much has been written about the rapid changes in technology and their implications on our world in general and more specifically on the world of work. One of the interesting debates around us questions the implications of these changes on employment. Or more explicitly, is this technological era a danger to …

Imagine a world where, instead of calling a cab, you can have someone give you a lift; Instead of booking a hotel room, you can stay in someone’s home when they are away on a trip; Instead of going shopping, you can ask someone who is already out shopping to …