The Minnesota FutureWork Series is a curation of articles highlighting current trends and news that impacts the industry, economy, students, job seekers, and career changers. These articles originate from various media sources throughout the country and carefully curated by our content curators.

We will post these curated articles weekly in a category called MN FutureWork.

The First Series

The skills supply chain must change as software eats the world
By Mark Muro
Brookings Institution
June 2, 2016

Three Megatrends Transforming Manufacturing
by Stephen Gold
Industry Week
June 3, 2016

The Growing Urgency of Government’s Quest for Talent
By Elizabeth K. Kellar
Tech Wire
June 21, 2016

Half of the high-paying jobs in America now require this skill
By Catey Hill
Market Watch
June 22, 2016

How tech is reshaping work values and goals
By Peter B. Nichol
CIO Magazine
June 28, 2016

Population Futures
Shaping Tomorrow
August 2016

Employers Find ‘Soft Skills’ Like Critical Thinking in Short Supply
By Kate Davidson
Wall Street Journal
August 31, 2016

America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots
Anthony P. Carnevale, Tamara Jayasundera, and Artem Gulish
Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.
June 30, 2016

The Most Important Design Jobs of the Future
By Susan Labarre
CO. Design

Paid Interns Get More Job Offers, Higher Salaries than Unpaid Peers
By Shayndi Raice
Wall Street Journal
July 6, 2016

Applying the 80-20 rule to your job search
By David G. Jensen
Science Magazine
July 13, 2016

Low math confidence discourages female students from pursuing STEM disciplines
By Maggie KuoJul
Science Magazine
July 22, 2016

10 skills you need to thrive tomorrow – and the universities that will help you get them
By Paul Kruchoski
World Economic Forum
August 19, 2016

Our Looming Economic Future
By Eric Schnurer
US News and World Report
Sept. 12, 2016

Use of Contract Workers Increasing in On-Demand Economy
Gregg Greenberg
July 5, 2016

Companies Should Invest in Employees’ Higher Education
By Jamie Merisotis and Karen Kocher
Chief Learning Officer
July 13, 2016

Feds to hire 3,500 cybersecurity pros by year’s end
By Patrick Thibodeau
Computer World
July 13, 2016

Kid friendly: Pediatric nurses make essential connections with patients
Marco Buscaglia
Chicago Tribune
August 21, 2016

How adult learners are not getting 21st-century skills
By Iris Feinberg and Daphne Greenberg
Community College Daily
September 9, 2016

Does It Pay to Start at Community College? Maybe
By Jillian Berman
Wall Street Journal
Updated September 9, 2016

Robots in the Workforce: Automation Is a New Era for Engineers
Andrew Anagnost
Industry Week
September 23, 2016

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