What are the jobs of the future? (At Issue) (#0815VS9)

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Hardcover Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015
Price: USD 31.57
Description: 111 pages ; 24 cm.
Dewey: 331.7; Int Lvl: YA


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The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinions on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from many perspectives and a variety of sources, including journals, newspapers, books, websites, government agencies, and others.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-105) and index.;Many jobs will be replaced by technological innovation / Bernard Condon and Paul Wiseman -- Coming to an office near you / The Economist -- Data scientist is the most promising job of the future / Hilary Mason, interviewed by Greg A. Smith for Credit Suisse -- Software engineer is a promising job of the future / John R. Platt -- Fewer youths are seeking jobs in agriculture / Joseph Cress -- College degrees will be valuable for the jobs of the future / Pew Research Center -- A matter of degrees / Anne Kim -- Science and math education will provide job opportunities and security / David Langdon et al. -- Gender gaps may continue in science and math education / Kimberly Pohl and Melissa Silverberg -- Freelancing will replace traditional employment / Brad Howarth -- Offices will become more flexible workplaces / Alison Maitland and Peter Thomson -- Coworking: is it just a fad or the future of business? / Adriana Lopez. Contains twelve essays that offer differing perspectives on issues related to jobs in the future, including what the most promising career areas might be.

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This edition explores what will be the jobs of the future in this rapidly changing economy. The role of technology, what skills will be needed, the continuing importance of a college degree, as well as co-working, freelancing, and flexing hours.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publication Date: March 16, 2015
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Series: At issue. Social issues
  • Dewey: 331.7
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 111 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Tracings: Espejo, Roman, 1977- editor.
  • ISBN-10: 0-7377-7199-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7377-7199-2
  • LCCN: 2014-041142
  • Follett Number: 0815VS9
  • Interest Level: YA

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