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E-Guide To The Employment of Foreign Manpower

by Vincent Gabriel Rank Books (July 14, 2014)

The Singapore economy has undergone drastic changes. There is less and less of the traditional activities. A simple example is that Singapore has lost its place as the No. 1 port, yet Singapore remains a shipping...


Age Works

by Beverly Goldberg Free Press (June 30, 2008)

In ten years, the massive baby-boom generation will begin to reach retirement age, but few companies have paid attention to the fact that there are not enough younger workers to replace them. The challenge to...


Welcome to the Jilted Generation: Young Britain in 2013

by Ed Howker & Shiv Malik Icon Books Ltd (September 19, 2013)

This the 44-page Preface to the 2013 edition of Ed Howker and Shiv Malik's Jilted Generation: How Britain Bankrupted Its Youth. In 2010, 'Jilted Generation: How Britain Bankrupted It's Youth' revealed the plight...


Soul Full of Coal Dust

by Chris Hamby Little, Brown and Company (June 15, 2020)

In a devastating and urgent work of investigative journalism, Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hamby uncovers the tragic resurgence of black lung disease in Appalachia, its Big Coal cover-up, and the resilient mining...


Soul Full of Coal Dust

by Chris Hamby Hachette Book Group (August 18, 2020)

In a devastating and urgent work of investigative journalism, Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hamby uncovers the terrifying resurgence of black lung disease in Appalachia, its Big Coal cover-up, and the resilient...


9 to 5

by Scientific American & Suzie Althens Blackstone Publishing (June 30, 2020)

Every day hundreds of millions of people go to work. Hours upon hours are spent at desks, in offices, in meetings, and speaking to and collaborating with colleagues. But how many of those hours are productive...


A World Without Work

by Daniel Susskind Metropolitan Books (January 13, 2020)

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

From an Oxford economist, a visionary account of how technology will transform the world of work, and what we should do about it

From mechanical looms to the combustion...


Ergonomics Made Easy: A Checklist Approach

by Deborah J. Kearney Government Institutes (September 24, 2008)

Understanding and applying the principles of ergonomics consistently in an organization not only reduces the risk of employee injuries, but it also reduces an organization's costs and increases productivity....


The Robots are Coming

by John Pugliano Ulysses Press (May 16, 2017)

HOW YOU CAN SURVIVE (AND EVEN THRIVE) DURING THE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE-POWERED ROBOT TAKEOVER OF THE WORKPLACE

Robots are coming for your job. Regardless of your profession, degree or experience, there is no...


The Fourth Age

by Byron Reese Atria Books (April 24, 2018)

The Fourth Age not only discusses what the rise of A.I. will mean for us, it also forces readers to challenge their preconceptions. And it manages to do all this in a way that is both entertaining and engaging.”...


Why We Work

by Barry Schwartz Simon & Schuster Audio / Ted (September 01, 2015)

An eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how you can find your own path to happiness in the workplace.

Why do we work? The question...


The Fourth Age

by Byron Reese & Danny Campbell Simon & Schuster Audio (April 24, 2018)

As we approach a great turning point in history when technology is poised to redefine what it means to be human, The Fourth Age offers fascinating insight into AI, robotics, and their extraordinary implications...


Love the Work, Hate the Job

by David Kusnet & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (May 30, 2008)

Over the years, American jobs have become more intellectually challenging and less physically exhausting. Yet more and more American workers—blue collar, white collar, and pink collar—are expressing dissatisfaction...


The New American Workplace

by James O’Toole, Edward E. Lawler & John Lescault Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

Thirty years ago, the bestselling “letter to the government” Work in America was published to national acclaim, including front-page coverage in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post....


The Future of Organized Labor in American Politics

by Peter L. Francia Columbia University Press (February 01, 2006)

In 1995, promising a more active political presence for unions, John Sweeney was elected president of the AFL-CIO. Labor would develop a "new voice," one that could not be ignored or taken for granted by Democratic...


Renaissance Nation

by David McWilliams Gill Books (November 02, 2018)

Renaissance Nation is the story of how the Pope’s Children rewrote the rules for Ireland.

In four decades, bookended by the visits of the pope in September 1979 and August 2018, Ireland has managed to become...


Working Better with Age: Korea

by Collectif Oecd (October 24, 2018)

Korea faces unique ageing and employment challenges. On the one hand, it will experience much faster population ageing than any other OECD country: the old-age dependency ratio (population aged 65+ over population...


SME and Entrepreneurship Policy in Indonesia 2018

by Collectif Oecd (October 10, 2018)

SMEs play an important role for economic growth and social inclusion in Indonesia. Based on data from the Ministry of Co-operatives and SMEs, Indonesian SMEs account for nearly 97% of domestic employment and...


Getting Skills Right: Australia

by Collectif Oecd (September 13, 2018)

The costs of persistent misalignment between the supply and demand for skills are substantial, ranging from lost wages for workers to lower productivity for firms and countries. Addressing skills imbalances...


Indigenous Employment and Skills Strategies in Canada

by Collectif Oecd (September 24, 2018)

This report looks at a range of key labour market, economic and social indicators related to Canada’s growing Indigenous population, which comprises First Nations, Inuit and Métis. In 2016, there were over...


The Movement of the Working Class from Wage Slavery to Freedom

by A. E. Woodruff Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 13, 2018)

"The new dominant class warped the old institutions to its own purposes, introduced a new method of production and exchange, imposed its will upon the balance of society and thereby established a new civilization....


Getting Skills Right: Chile

by Collectif Oecd (May 03, 2018)

This study analyses the relationship between skills and labour market outcomes in Chile with a specific focus on disadvantaged groups: youth, women and the low-skilled. It examines the proficiency of the Chilean...


Productivity and Jobs in a Globalised World

by Collectif Oecd (May 05, 2018)

This report looks at how regional policies can support productivity growth and jobs. While there has been a remarkable decline in inequality in OECD countries, inequality among regions within certain countries...


Towards Better Social and Employment Security in Korea

by Collectif Oecd (March 14, 2018)

This report on Korea is the fourth country study published in a series of reports looking into how policies connect people with jobs, following reports on Australia, Slovenia and the United Kingdom. It has a...


Ageing and Employment Policies: United States 2018

by Collectif Oecd (January 24, 2018)

In the United States, employment rates at older ages are comparatively high at 62% among 55-64 year-olds against 59% on average in OECD countries in 2016. However, there are large disparities across population...


Greening the Blue Economy in Pomorskie, Poland

by Collectif Oecd (November 28, 2017)

As coastal area on the Baltic Sea in north-central Poland, Pomorskie faces unique challenges and opportunities associated with the transition to a green economy, a diversified economy, growing population and...


The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017

by Collectif Oecd (December 14, 2017)

The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017 is the fourth edition in a series of publications that examine how public policies at national, regional and local levels can support job creation, economic growth and social inclusion...


Better Use of Skills in the Workplace

by Collectif Oecd (November 02, 2017)

This joint OECD-ILO report provides a comparative analysis of case studies focusing on improving skills use in the workplace across eight countries. The examples provide insights into the practical ways in which...


Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2017

by Collectif Oecd (September 28, 2017)

The publication is produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme based on official statistics. The 2017 edition features a new trends chapter, which also introduces recent developments...


Employment and Skills Strategies in Turkey

by Collectif Oecd (November 07, 2017)

This report on Turkey takes a case study approach, analysing the management and implementation of policies in the provinces of Kocaeli and Trabzon. It provides a comparative framework to understand the role...


Employment and Skills Strategies in Slovenia

by Collectif Oecd (September 04, 2017)

This report takes a case study approach, analysing the management and implementation of policies in the Drava and South-East regions of Slovenia. It provides a comparative framework to understand the role of...


OECD Guidelines on Measuring the Quality of the Working Environment

by Collectif Oecd (November 27, 2017)

This publication presents an internationally agreed set of guidelines for producing more comparable statistics on the quality of the working environment, a concept that encompasses all the non-pecuniary aspects...


OECD Employment Outlook 2017

by Collectif Oecd (June 23, 2017)

The 2017 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook reviews recent labour market trends and short-term prospects in OECD countries. Chapter 1 presents a comparative scoreboard of labour market performance that encompasses...


Engaging Employers in Apprenticeship Opportunities

by Collectif Oecd (June 16, 2017)

This joint OECD-ILO publication provides guidance on how local and regional governments can foster business-education partnerships in apprenticeship programmes and other types of work-based learning, drawing...


Employment and Skills Strategies in the Philippines

by Collectif Oecd (May 12, 2017)

Skills represent a key driver of development and growth in the Philippines. Educational attainment of the Filipino population has steadily increased in recent decades, but while the country is regionally successful...


Business Dynamics and Productivity

by Collectif Oecd (March 31, 2017)

This publication focuses on business dynamics across eight countries (Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, United Kingdom) and over time, building upon the evidence collected in the...


City of Talent Montreal

by Collectif Oecd (March 21, 2017)

Montreal has huge potential to become one of the most dynamic cities across OECD countries, thanks to its talented and creative population. Yet the city has not demonstrated outstanding results in terms of job...


The Annotated Works of Henry George

by Alexandra W. Lough, Francis K. Peddle & William S. Peirce Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (July 06, 2018)

This is the first fully annotated edition of Social Problems (1883) and The Condition of Labor (1891), two important works by one of America’s most popular social economists. Social Problems grew out of a...


Job-rich Growth in Asia

by Collective Oecd (April 27, 2011)

Jobs-rich Growth in Asia discusses some of the most pressing issues that countries in Southeast Asia are facing in regard to boosting local employment and skills development while advancing social protection...


Off to a Good Start? Jobs for Youth

by Collective Oecd (December 28, 2010)

Promoting a smooth transition from school to work, and ensuring that youth are given the opportunities to move on in their careers and lives, have long been issues of fundamental importance for our economies...


Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: Poland 2009

by Collective Oecd (November 23, 2009)

First experiences on the labour market have a profound influence on later working life. This report on Poland contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy...


Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: United States 2009

by Collective Oecd (December 02, 2009)

First experiences on the labour market have a profound influence on later working life. This report on the United States contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of...


OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Slovenia 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 09, 2009)

This report analyses the main challenges for labour market and social policies in Slovenia and considers the available policy options from the perspective of OECD countries' experience. It finds that Slovenia...


OECD Employment Outlook 2009

by Collective Oecd (September 16, 2009)

This 2009 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook provides an annual assessment of labour market developments and prospects in member countries. This issue focuses on the jobs crisis in particular and looks at...


Clusters, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

by Collective Oecd (July 17, 2009)

This publication explores the success of major innovation and entrepreneurship clusters in OECD countries, the challenges they now face in sustaining their positions and the lessons for other places seeking...


Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: France 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 30, 2009)

First experiences on the labour market have a profound influence on later working life. This report on France contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy...


OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Chile 2009

by Collective Oecd (April 06, 2009)

This report analyses in detail the implications of recent developments in Chile's labour market and social policy and considers the available policy options from the perspective of OECD countries’ experience....


Jobs for Youth/Des emplois pour les jeunes: Australia 2009

by Collective Oecd (April 20, 2009)

Whatever the level of qualification, first experiences on the labour market have a profound influence on later working life. Getting off to a good start facilitates integration and lays the foundation for a...


Flexible Policy for More and Better Jobs

by Collective Oecd (May 05, 2009)

In today’s economic context, governments are required to take centre stage, helping workers to compete in the global market whilst also supporting employers so that they may retain jobs, increase productivity...


The Changing Boundaries of Social Enterprises

by Collective Oecd (January 16, 2009)

Social enterprises are entering a new phase of consolidation after overcoming various challenges over the last 10 years in their efforts to foster sustainable local development, help create local wealth and...