The Future of Jobs

forsale


When the sleeper awakens
The final countdown | by: Michel Ouellette JMD

Previous technological innovation has always delivered more long-run employment, not less. But this can change.

Today, across the richest nations, all is far from glowing in the workplace. While the cost of living is still forever going up, the wages of the typical middle and lower class worker are stagnant. In Americas the wages have hardly budged over the past four decades. In countries like Britain and Germany, wages have been flat for over a decade now. Even in relatively egalitarian places like Sweden, inequality among the employed has risen sharply. For most of the people of the world, even if their wages have increased substantially, their buying power went down drastically. Today, for most of the workforce, we are not in a better position than almost one hundred years ago.

For anybody who is not part of the élite, much of modern labour consists of “Bullshit Low Paid Jobs”. It is something the ruling class does to keep control over the lives of others.

To be continued…

JMD

jmdlive@lefuturistedailynews.com

Michel Ouellette JMD is a talented keynote and motivational speaker, public affairs & communications Strategist. For more about “Making It” in the years to come and coming soon: “Standing Out” by JMD.
Order Now

Please note that this Blog appears every Sunday and Wednesday, with some occasional extra posts like today. Click on the “Following” button to get every new posting as soon as its goes live.

Advertisements
1 comment
  1. Reblogged this on inscienceblog and commented:
    What is going to happen in the future concerning jobs? How much have we achieved so far?

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: