Educational institutions should offer students and workers soft skills, entrepreneurial and managerial skills that are harder to automate and offer workers the flexibility to move between jobs. This also means providing students and workers with digital and IT skills, computer science and computer programming skills. Changes within Industries and Labour Markets Structural change in developing countries is usually understood as a shift of employment from agriculture to industry, and from less……

Several trends, such as technological change, population aging, and globalization, are simultaneously affecting the demand and supply of different types of skills. This can generate skill shortages, particularly in countries where supply is not sufficiently responsive to changes in skill demand. Where to find the gap? Despite the costs that these skill shortages can entail for employers and the economy, reasonable measures of the phenomenon are hard to come by. Notably,……

Lucubrate Magazine Issue 32, Publishing 13th July 2018:   “The Teacher is the Clue”.   An article in this issue: The Teacher and Professional Development.   Teachers are of vital importance for continued educational progress, investing in teachers skills is an investment in the future. Professional development can be an excellent vehicle for teaching improvement and be learning success if it is prepared and given by experts and on a regular basis to……

Lucubrate Magazine Issue 30, Publishing 29th June 2018 Work in the Future.   Articles in this issue: Cooperation between Labour and Machinery.   The article “Cooperation between Labour and Machinery” highlights how digital technologies influence the requirements profiles of employees. Quantifying the findings, and analyzing the precise scope of the cooperation between labor and machinery, as well as their degree of substitution, offer a highly interesting field for future research. The predominant……

The Smartphone We are carrying around in our pockets incredibly capable computers that can run sophisticated apps and do a lot of heavy computational work, even though they are very small. Those devices are connected with each other through the network on the World Wide Web. With this, any mobile phone gets access to the cloud-delivered enterprise applications that can be accessed over the web. New Technologies These new-world technologies are pretty easy and……

Motivated employees can count for the success of your organization. Demotivated employees can cause that your business fails or deliver poor results. Therefore it is important to ask how to motivate the employees. Information about motivating is readily available. However, it’s hard to apply the ideas in many workplaces. Some workplaces still act as if the employee should be grateful to have a job. In that kind of organization, little concern……