Talent Tidbits

Google’s view on the future of workplaces
“ I keep saying the sexy job in the next ten years will be statisticians……… The ability to take data—to be able to understand it, to process it, to extract value from it, to visualize it, to communicate it—that’s going to be a hugely important skill in the next decades.”  Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google.

Google explains how technology will reshape industries and change the workforce of the future. VIDEO here.

Finding talent in a downturn

The normal assumption is, in a slowing economy there’s an abundance of job seekers and as a result hiring talent would be easier.  The truth is, according to Standoutjobs, finding talent is much more difficult in recessionary times.


Panic worse than the reality?
A newspoll survey found 77% of Australians think the economy will get worse. Looking at the unemployment data, it seems to me that the panic is worse than the reality.

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