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How traditional careers are being digitised and transformed

“Automation is around the corner in almost all parts of law, and the best defence is mobile development education” writes Mashable Brand X for mashable.com. No matter if you’re in education, law, or finance, career aspirations will improve tenfold if they’re supplemented by education in mobile tech.FinTech doesn’t work without technology or finance, so if you’ve already got the finance background nailed down then the next step is an education in mobile technology.In an industry dominated by numbers (not to mention patterns and trends), finance has experienced some of the…

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Advice for women over 50 who want to change careers

“A career change may be just what you need and more possible than you think” writes Debra Bednar-clark for marketwatch.com. In fact, when you’re in your 50s, you’re at a new professional peak, ripe with the experience and wisdom needed to fuel a successful career change.We can veer off that “path” at any time to explore our interests, passions and personalities, to create a career that truly fulfills us. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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8 careers that let you travel the world

“If we were going to spend the next several years of our lives traveling the world, here’s what we’d consider” reports businessinsider.com. Luckily, the opportunity to work while traveling or find jobs that travel only seems to have increased.You’re probably already aware that jobs in software development, engineering and project management in the tech world are high-paying gigs. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Two New Reports Say Microsoft Underpays Women and Stifles Career Advancement

“Vandermeyden described how female employees were sexually harassed and even catcalled on the factory floor” reports slate.com. We are defending the case in court.” Microsoft isn’t the only large tech company struggling with a serious gender discrimination lawsuit.Three former female employees at Google filed a lawsuit in September claiming the company “engaged in systemic and pervasive pay and promotion discrimination.”. The lawsuit points to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, which in April accused Google of systematically underpaying female employees across its entire workforce. Source: slate.com Share This:

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Rise of the robots to force 700m workers into new careers by 2030

“Hundreds of millions of workers worldwide will need to find new careers or a new set of skills to compete in the jobs market as robots and artificial intelligence march ahead” writes Tim Wallace for telegraph.co.uk. As many as 700m people could be displaced from their jobs by robots by 2030, particularly if advanced economies switch to new technology rapidly, according to a study from consultancy McKinsey.If the pace is more modest – as the analysts expect – then around 375m people, or 14pc of all workers, would have to move jobs…

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Careers for women in tech are a global challenge

“Her concern led her to start Stemettes, which offers workshops, classes and summer programs designed to expose all girls and young women to science, technology and engineering” writes New York Times for seattletimes.com. But she is worried about the small number of young women entering the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, collectively known as STEM, and the messages they’re getting about women in technology.In Israel, perhaps because military service is mandatory for women and men, there is a greater sense of equality, she said, and there are more…

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Hamstring injuries: Recovery time, can it ruin careers and footballers…

“Lots of high profile players have suffered hamstring injuries during their careers, but some have been affected more seriously than others” writes Sporting News for sportingnews.com. While not quite a death knell for an individual’s career, hamstring injuries have blighted some of the best footballers in the world.Plenty of footballers have suffered and will suffer a hamstring issue during their careers. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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