Jobs of the Future WaPo Reporter Moves to Cow Town, Keeps Job
Telework is on the rise in America and around the world, and it is even coming into reach for new professions that were once seen as exclusively hands-on. That’s a good thing.
Jobs of the Future Freelancing and the ACA
The self-employed, a rising segment of the labor force, need affordable health care. Any of the inevitable overhauls of the ACA which lie ahead ought to try to ensure this.
Jobs of the Future Doctors and Lawyers and Bankers, Oh My!
Prestige jobs have captured more than 76 percent of “total real wage increase” since 2000. Much of this growth has gone to careers that require specialized education. But all is not lost for lower-skilled workers.
Jobs of the Future Berlin Says "Nein" to Uber
Berlin is banning Uber because its passengers might not be fully insured. These kinds of retrograde regulations are only self-destructive to the economies that adopt them.
Jobs of the Future Mother Can Care For Her Son Without Union Fees
In a partial blow to public unions, the Supreme Court ruled that certain kinds of public employees don’t have to pay union fees. The ruling clears the way of a crucial and necessary development: the de-bureaucratization of state services.
Jobs of the Future Who Wants to Be a Butler?
Butlers have become the face of the new service economy. But their lives are more complicated than many suggest, and the jobs of the future will likely be far more fluid and flexible.
Jobs of the Future Downton Abbey: The Economy of the Future?
There’s a growing body of butlers, cooks, estate managers, private security, maids, art advisors, and chiefs of staff employed by the wealthiest Americans. The really eye-popping part: salaries get as high as $250,000 per year.