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Career Futures: How the changing work environment is impacting individual career development.

Mills, Jessica Career Futures: How the changing work environment is impacting individual career development. [MRP]

Item Type: MRP
Creators: Mills, Jessica
Abstract:

According to Forrester’s research, 43% of American workers will be telecommuting by 2016. This research and body of work looks at key drivers of change in one’s career and how the migration to an office free work style impacts mid-career professionals. This segment of career professionals has already made a substantial investment in their career. On average they have already spent ten or more years in the workforce. They also have familial pressures like young families, balancing finances and spouses with their own career demands. As the office environment and work styles fundamentally change so is their concept of what it means to ‘go to work’. These mid-career professionals will need to establish
ways to adapt to this changing landscape given the long career horizon still ahead of them. Through research, analysis and by outlining the drivers and reasons behind this migration to an office – free working environment, this work provides a user centric road map that highlights critical steps and a cadence to transitioning to this new work environment and style. It also highlights critical uncertainties that provide a framework for more extensive foresight work in the area of career development.

Divisions: Graduate Studies > Strategic Foresight and Innovation
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2014 23:25
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2014 23:25
URI: http://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/125

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