Category: Jobs

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


Work Less, Do More

Blog reader Nina Martin, who works for a life coach and entrepreneur named Stever Robbins, sent me Robbins’ latest book, 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More, and asked if I

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Have You Heard the One About the Chickens?

A recent article in the Los Angeles Times discussed efforts to convince veterans to consider vocations in farming and other food-related businesses [“From swords to plowshares: Introducing military veterans to farming,” by

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On Interns

With Memorial Day over and summer unofficially here, the media has run a number of stories on summer interns. Interest is high this year because, “as the job market dwindles, unpaid interns

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Building Global Prosperity

With the recession lingering, unemployment hovering in double digits, and a new year just weeks away, the Wall Street Journal published a series of articles in which it explores “How to Rebuild

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

One thing that both liberals and conservatives seem to agree on is that America needs to create more jobs and reduce the ranks of the unemployed. Unfortunately, how to create those jobs

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Education and Employment

Just over a year ago, while President Obama was running for office, he gave a major economic speech in Toledo, Ohio, during which he declared: “Today I’m proposing a number of steps

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Science and Jobs

New York Times‘ columnist Bob Herbert claims “the biggest issue confronting ordinary Americans right now — the biggest by far — is the devastatingly weak employment environment. Politicians talk about it, but

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