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Thefutureofwork 091027180703-phpapp01

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The future o fwork

The future o fwork



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    • Consider this…
    • Ten years ago there wereno social networks.
    • Ten years before thatwe didnt have the Web. 
    • If you work in theweb programming, onlinemarketing, or mobile phoneindustries…
    • xist te no . d id ago ob ars r j ye ou t yy n tw e
    • Who knows what jobs will existtwenty years from now?
    • The people out of work todaywill soon find jobs again.
    • The people out of work todaywill soon find jobs again.
    • What is theFUTURE OF WORK?
    • The future of work is…TRANSPARENT
    • No one is going tojust take your word for it.
    • In the past, productivity was di cult(if not impossible) to measure.
    • Business wasted millions of dollars every yearpaying for employee downtime.
    • Now, time and task tracking tools arerevolutionizing productivity measurement.
    • Each employee’s work canbe directly tied tothe bottom line.
    • The more productively you work,the more money you’ll make.
    • The future of work is… FLAT
    • No one is going to complainabout their commute.
    • In real estate the mantra is“Location. Location. Location.”
    • At work the mantra is“Communication. Communication. Communication.”
    • “Work” used to be considered a place.
    • The only options for communication were landline phones or snail mail.
    • Today, project teams use amazing web toolsto work together from anywhere in the world.
    • Tools like Skype have madelong-distance calling virtually free.
    • The world is now flat.
    • o rganizationThe world is now flat.
    • Call centers used to be massive o ces built inrural areas or countries like India.
    • In 2004 JetBlue started a revolution, allowing700 customer service reps to work from homewith no central o ce.
    • In the future,location will not matter.
    • The future of work is…COMPETITIVE
    • No one is going to pay youjust for having a degree. 
    • rcentage ofThe pe icans w it h a 29%Amer g e degree isco lleGROWING. 13.1% 15.5% 1990 2000 2007 SOURCE
    • College is the new high school.
    • And informal education ismore accessible than ever.
    • AcademicEarth.org postscourses online for FREEfrom top universities likeStanford & MIT.
    • There’s no longer an excuse not to know how.
    • Competition for jobsis no longer limitedto where you live.
    • It is commonplace to hire vendors andcontractors from across the planet.
    • One in four organizations plans toincrease spending on outsourcingby 25% or more this year. SOURCE
    • According to interviewswith more than 500executives, the keybenefit of outsourcingisn’t saving money…
    • ...it’s innovation. SOURCE
    • In some cases, your competition isn’t even limited to other individuals.
    • “Crowdsource”To split a task into smaller pieces and unleash it to millions of people around the world.
    • Wikipedia’s 13 million articles are allwritten and maintained by the crowd.
    • Threadless™ finds t-shirt designsto sell from submission andvoting by the crowd.
    • Consider ReCAPTCHA™
    • Multiple projects arecurrently digitizingphysical books, butcomputers can’talways decipher thescanned text.
    • ReCAPTCHA worksby presenting peoplewith two words toretype when they go tocreate a new account The first word verifieson a partner website. that you’re human. The second word is from a scanned book that a computer could not read.
    • Roughly 200 millionReCAPTCHA puzzles are solved each day. 
    • Each one takes about 10 seconds,but in total they amount to over150,000 hoursof work every day.
    • ployed in theTo s tay em uture place of the fwork yo u ne ed to s tand out.
    • The future of work is…ON DEMAND
    • No one is going toguarantee you a lifetime career.
    • Many businesses are choosingcontract relationshipsover hiring new employees.
    • The word “career”is as outdated as the word “typewriter”.
    • ork le at w emb tea ms res s. ct oje nning t o amPr gi ion te are be du ct vie pro mo
    • Independent individuals with unique talents get together to work on a company’s project.
    • At the end, they all go theirseparate ways. They mightwork together again in the future. They might not.
    • “Virtual Teams”A group of individuals who work across time, space, and organizational boundaries using collaboration technology.
    • In 2006, more than 28 million Americansworked in a virtual team at least oneday per month. SOURCE
    • By 2010, that number will grow to over 100 Million. SOURCE
    • Although home is still the most commonlocation, millions of virtual team memberswork from just about anywhere.
    • It’s a whole new paradigm.
    • So why should you consider this?
    • Because in the future of work…Transparent Flat Competitive On Demand
    • Individuals will havemore freedom and power than ever before.
    • Your earning potentialwill be based on merit,not location.
    • Employers will have access to a larger and more skilled workforce.
    • Because, the future of work is… YOU
    • Changing How the World Works. www.oDesk.com
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