A strong combination of both soft and hard skills are being sought by companies in 2019, with creativity sitting at the top of the list, according to a recent report.
An analysis by LinkedIn that was published in the report “Future of Jobs” by the World Economic Forum (WEF) concluded that “human” skills, such as originality, initiative and critical thinking, are very much needed as technology continues to advance and automation grows.
Some bosses tend to misuse their power and mistreat their employees.
Some workers may claim that they would do everything differently and be a
better boss when they had the chance. But would they?
A new University of Central Florida study examined how abusive bosses affect their employees’ ability to become a good leader. UFC College of Business professors Shannon Taylor and Robert Folger teamed up with researchers at the University of Texas at El Paso, Suffolk University and Singapore Management University.
Read more: https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2019/06/06/could-a-bad-boss-make-you-a-better-leader.html
Journalism, as a profession, enjoyed stable development in Indonesia
before economic cutbacks hit the media sector. In addition to that,
technological change has altered not only the structure of the industry
but also expended the role of journalists in production processes.
Given the rise of online collaboration tools and remote work, it stands to reason that more firms are running and growing their businesses with fewer employees, by shifting more often to on-demand assignments. Many organizations have relaxed their professional norms and include atypical resources to keep up with audience demands and engagement.
Read more: https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/07/20/indonesian-writers-go-freelance-to-find-freedom-in-changing-industry.html
A recent report by Kaspersky Lab
indicates that many people value their digital memories more than they
value other forms of data stored on their digital devices, Antara reported.
Such a finding was obtained through a combination of an online survey involving 16,250 users from 17 countries and a study by the University of Wurzburg, Germany. It revealed that 49 percent of respondents considered private, sensitive photos of themselves to be the most important data stored on their digital devices, followed by photos of their children and spouses.
Read more: https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2017/05/09/losing-smartphone-may-be-more-stressful-than-breaking-up-study.html