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12 jobs facing automation

12 jobs facing automation

If you’re wondering whether you will soon be replaced by robots then consider the following professions.

Here are 12 jobs that are predicted to be automated in the very near future.

If you are on this list then it might be a good time to reasses your skillset and consider freelancing. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R130qzE6uNw

14 Core Future Capability Skills

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According to the latest research, the following 14 attributes are considered the most important non-technical skills, with the exception of new media, required in the future workforce.

https://youtu.be/ZHNbPzu1YVM

Eight emerging technologies

There is no doubt the future of work will change, particularly with emergent technologies.

Here are eight that are making an impact.

https://youtu.be/WdH3v8r7fnw

Don’t upset your colleagues – your career depends on it.

If you’ve every fallen out with your colleagues then spare a thought for these celebrities.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOiyOnUF6tc&feature=youtu.be

Imagine being Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, is one of the most popular celebrities in Hollywood.

He’s known for his strong work ethic, impressive physique and infectious charisma.

And much like muscly superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dwayne’s career began in lyrca.

Schwarzenegger paraded around in tiny shorts for body building competitions. Dwayne donned the lycra for…

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Keanu Reeves: How come you never look any older?

Keanu,

I want to know your secret.

Why haven’t you aged one little bit?

How can a 54-year-old man show no signs of wrinkles, sagging skin or a pot belly? Even Brad Pitt (54) looks like an old man compared to you.

You haven’t aged a day since you played a troubled teen–even though you were really…

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Our Watch Awards

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Recently I had the good fortune to attend the Our Watch Awards.

The annual award is in its fourth year and celebrates the best reporting around domestic violence issues.

I interviewed some of the winners as well as the host, Julia Zimero, author Rebecca Poulson and SBS journalist Angela Pippo.

More importantly, they…

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How to become a digital nomad

One of the most popular discussions at the recent Launceston Freelance Festival was the panel on digital nomads.

This is an edited version of the disucssion with freelance journalist Sue White and BSchool founders Ryan and Lincoln Trainor.

https://youtu.be/BXlzygZU7ro