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"The Future of Jobs & Employment: How to Get on the Winning Side!"


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Can anyone predict the future of jobs and employment in the UK? Maybe yes, maybe not, but this presentation should be of interest to anyone in a job as it purports to develop a rationale before …

Can anyone predict the future of jobs and employment in the UK? Maybe yes, maybe not, but this presentation should be of interest to anyone in a job as it purports to develop a rationale before considering potential solutions. Also, looks at why as individuals we must change our thinking and seek to acquire more control over our destiny.

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  • 1. Certain images and/or photos on this page are the copyrighted property of 123RF Limited, its Contributors or Licensed Partners and are being used with permission under license. These images and/or photos may not be copied or downloaded without permission The Future of Employment and How to Get Yourself on the Winning Side Speaker: FemiYusoof, Career Coach and currently Performance Manager at Sarina Russo Job Access
  • 2. Quotes “ We must not let our past, however glorious, get in the way of our future.” Charles Handy “If you put a frog in water and slowly heat it, the frog will eventually let itself be boiled to death. We, too, will not survive if we do not respond to the radical way in which the world is changing.” Charles Handy “When people are greedy you need to be scared, but when people are scared, you need to be greedy.” Warren Buffet
  • 3. Have I Got News For You.. 1. The gender gap in British business – survey of Britain’s top 100 companies found that out of 329 executive directors, only 20 are women 2. £840bn – The UK’s national debt. It took over 300 years from the foundation of the Bank of England for national debt to reach £350 bn, but it has doubled in the last decade 3. Firms hit out at retirement age proposals 4. £220m – The estimated annual cost of the British government’s 4000 communication experts 5. $1 bn - What Michael Jackson’s estate is estimated to have made since his death last year 6. Britain should break up its banks 7. $600 Billion dollar challenge!! 8. Japan’s past is Britain’s future!! (Source: Moneyweek)
  • 4. Stats & Figures 1. 30 million people work in the UK 2. 1 in 4 of all those employed are part time workers 3. Currently there are 2.5 million people unemployed or 7.9 per cent 4. 1 in 5 of working age are inactive, a record number of 8.19 million are ‘economically inactive’ 5. 787,000 is the number of people out of work for a year, highest since March 1997 6. Unemployment among 16 -24 year olds is around 926,000 or 1 in 5 young person is out of work 7. No significant rise in temporary jobs compared with permanent jobs over the last 15 years!!! (Source: Office of National Statistics and Trade Union Congress )
  • 5. Trends in Employment 1. In the 50s families could survive on a single stream of income 2. Today most families require 2 streams of income 3. Longer hours spent at work despite Working Time Directives (WTD) 4. Increase in part time work 5. No more jobs for life 6. Smaller profit teams 7. Ageing workforce / Increase in retirement age
  • 6. The Future of Employment 1. Shamrock model 2. Increase in Portfolio workers 3. Increase in Fixed Term / Temporary or Part time and Freelance workers 4. Community & Individualised efforts 5. Self Employment e.g. Home based businesses, Network Marketing..
  • 7. Why The Change...  The Drivers for Change: 1. Information 2. Global Competition 3. Downsizing / Redundancy 4. Increasing number of jobseekers due to migration 5. Profits 6. YOU! or Society 7. Legislation 8. Ageing population
  • 8. Fundamental Mind shifts You Must Develop to Get Ahead in the 21st Century job market 1. Collective efforts to individualised efforts 2. Employee mentality to free agent mentality 3. Linear income to residual income
  • 9. The Opportunity that Awaits You 1. To Gain Control of Your Own Life and Destiny 2. Autonomy, Control, Reward that commensurate with your Effort 3. Better Work / Life Balance 4. Make more Money 5. Greater Freedom
  • 10. Growth Sectors 1. Healthcare 2. Financial Services 3. Renewable / Waste / Green Energy 4. Engineering / Technology 5. Education / Counselling 6. Security 7. Charity 8. Human Resources
  • 11. Recommended Reading 1. Paul Zane Pilzer (Economist/Social Entrepreneur/Professor) – Books: God wants you to be rich & The Next Millionaires 2. Prof Charles Handy – The Age of Unreason 3. Prof Peter Drucker – The Age of Discontinuity 4. Robert G. Allen – Multiple Streams of Income