It is more likely that we will like our job if we have autonomy, mastery, and purpose. With autonomy we can make independent decisions. Next, we can expect to become better at what we do. And finally, we need a…
Should We Worry About Robots?
Considering the impact of robots, we can look at jobs and productivity in manufacturing and services businesses.
How Home Work Created Assignments For Dog Walkers
Having shifted to more working at home, we initiated a ripple of changes for the people that do our dog walking.
Why Job Switchers Love Labor Markets
For happier news, we could look at how labor markets favor job switchers rather than the inflation headlines.
How Do U.S. Jobs Markets Compare to Other Countries?
Using OECD data, when we compare U.S. jobs markets to other countries, the U.S. fares pretty well with quantity but not as much for quality.
Essential Occupations…Like the Easter Bunny
Looking more closely at the lockdown, we can identify the kinds of jobs that involve working remotely and where they are located.
The Manufacturing Jobs That Are Disappearing
Through the excellent Netflix documentary, “American Factory,” and Bureau of Labor Force projections, we can see disappearing manufacturing jobs.
What Paternity Leave Can Do to Dads
With the popularity of paternity leave increasing, researchers wanted to know whether it influenced the number of children that fathers in Spain wanted.
The Mystery of the Missing Jobs
To understand why certain cities have more dog walkers, scientists, and pastry chefs, we just need to look at the geography of jobs.