Future of Work Roundup - Week of December 19

Future of Work Roundup - Week of December 19
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Welcome to the Future of Work Roundup. Each week, we bring you five top stories—drawing from the latest academic research and industry trends—to give you an easily-digestible snapshot of how work is changing—and why it matters.

Ask These Key Questions in Uncertain Times

This article in Harvard Business Review outlines five questions effective business leaders are asking to manage and thrive through the current economic headwinds, including whether IT investments are being executed effectively.

Man Uses AI to Publish a Children’s Book in a Weekend

Time reports on the story of a San Francisco Bay Area product design manager who used AI writing and illustration tools to create and publish a children’s book. The result has generated both praise, as well as criticism and fear for human creators.

Data Says Remote Work is Here to Stay

New research produced by the Indeed Hiring Lab and Glassdoor’s Economic Research team shared five key findings, one of which is that interest in remote work is as keen as ever, even with the pandemic fading.

Twitter CEO Poll and Results

Elon Musk asked his Twitter followers to vote on whether or not he should stay on as CEO of the social media company, and pledged to abide by the results, per reporting in the Wall Street Journal.

Lego Investing is Booming

The Wall Street Journal reported that researchers have found that Lego investments grow in value in a similar way to other collectibles like wine or art, but outperforms them over time.reg

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