Updated October 2018

Topics covered in the literature search include:

  • Research, trends and stats on the Future of Work
  • Talent development in preparing the future workforce
  • Impact of aging on the future labour market
  • Implications for HR and career management in the workplace
  • Global talent and workforce transitions
  • The gig economy in the Future of Work
  • Most important skill sets for the next decade
  • Creating good jobs in the age of artificial intelligence

Abramovich, G. (2018). 15 Mind-Blowing Stats About the Future of Work. CMO.

Accenture. (2018). Inclusive Future of Work.: A Call to Action. Accenture.

Accenture, (2016). Digital Disruption: Embrace the future of work and your people will embrace it with you. Financial Review.

Advisory Council on Economic Growth. (2017). Learning Nation: Equipping Canada’s Workforce with Skills for the Future. Government of Canada.

Alexander, C. (2016). Job One is Jobs: Workers Need Better Policy Support and Stronger Skills. C.D. Howe Institute.

Andersen, J.J. (2018). 9 Research-Based Facts That Prove Remote Teams are the Future of Work. TimeDoctor Blog.

Annunziata, M. (2015). The Future of Work. A Collection of Research. Medium.

AON Hewitt and Business Council of Canada. (2016). Developing Canada’s future workforce: a survey of large private-sector employers. AON Hewitt and Business Council of Canada.

Arntz, M., Gregory, T. & Zierahn, U. (2017). Revisiting the risk of automation. Economic Letters. 159: 157-160.

Arntz, M., Gregory, T., & Zierahn, U. (2016). The Risk of Automation for Jobs in OECD Countries. OECD Social, Employment, and Migration Working Papers, no. 189.

Ascione, L. (2018). 7 ways AI will shape the future of education and work. eCampus News.

Aspen Institute, (2016). Toward a New Capitalism: The promise of opportunity and the future of work. Aspen Institute.

Autor, D., Solomons, A. (2018). “Is Automation Labor-Displacing? Productivity Growth, Employment and Labor Share”, Forthcoming as Brookings Paper on Economic Activity.

Bahl, M. (2017). What will be the most important business skill of the next decade? Being a Better Human. Dynamic Business.

Baird, M., Cooper, R., Hill, E., Probyn, E., and Vromen, A. (2018). Women and the Future of Work. The University of Sydney.

Balliester, T., and Elsheikhi, A. (2018). Future of Work: A Literature Review. International Labour Organization. Working Paper no. 29.

Bersin, J. (2016). Everything is Becoming Digital: Talent, Business and HR predictions for 2017. Forbes.

Bersin, J. (2016). The Future of Work: It’s Already Here – – And Not as Scary as You Think. Forbes.

Bessant, J. (2018). The future of work will not be full-time. The Sydney Morning Herald.

Biswas, S. (2018). 4 Trends Shaping the Future of Work. HR Technologist.

Blit, J., St. Amand, S., Wajda, J. (2018). Automation and the Future of Work: Scenarios and Policy Options. Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Boston Consulting Group, (2018). Eight Futures of Work: Scenarios and their implications. World Economic Forum.

Boston Consulting Group, (2018). Towards a Reskilling Revolution. A Future of Jobs for All. World Economic Forum.

Boudreau, J. (2016). Work in the Future Will Fall into these 4 Categories. Harvard Business Review.

Branson, R. (2018). Five things you need to know about the future of work. Virgin Unite

Brown, R. (2018). Action! Fearless Youth and the Future of Work. Cognizant.

Campos, L. (2018). The future of work in the AI and ML context. ITProPortal.

Cassells, R., Duncan, A., Mavisakalyan, A., Phillmore, J., Seymour, R., Tarverdi, Y. (2018). Future of Work in Australia. Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre.

Chester, K. (2018). The future of work: is it something completely different? Mandarin.

Chuah, L.L., Loayza, N.V., Schmillen, A.D. (2018). The Future of Work: Race with-not against-the Machine. The World Bank.

Cowgill, B., Seamans, R., Ziv, O. (2018). The Future of Work. Kauffman Foundation.

Cruz. L. (2018). Update that resume – the jobs of the future are coming. Cisco.

Culbertson, D. (2017). Canadian Millennials Less Interested in Jobs at Threat from Automation Indeed. Com Blog.

Daheim, C., Wintermann, O. (2018). 2050: The Future of Work. Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Dearborn, J., Judge, D., Raftery, T., and Ungerleider, N. (2018). The Human Angle. Digitalist Magazine.

De Bruyne, E., Gerritse, D. (2017). Exploring the Future Workplace. Results of the Futures. Ideas.

Dehaze, A. (2017). Develop talent, connect and shape the future of work: A call for responsible leaders. World Economic Forum.

Delautre, G., Hiriyur, S. (2017). What does the future of work hold in store for the auto industry. Future of Work.

Delgado, M. (2018). What Impacts Workers’ Optimism About the Future of Work? Clutch.

Deloitte. (2018). Predicting the Future of Work: Preparing for an Uncertain Tomorrow. MIT Technology Review.

Deloitte, (2018). The Intelligence Revolution. Future-proofing Canada’s workforce. HRPA

Document and Publications Production. (2018). Inception Report for the Global Commission on the Future of Work. International Labour Organization.

Ellis, J. (2018). The Future of Work Isn’t Tech and AI. It’s Artists and Cogs. ERE.

ESDC (2018). Canadian Occupational Projection System 2017 Projections: Industrial Summaries 2017-2026. ESDC.

Evans-Greenwood, P., Marshall, A., Ambrose, M. (2018). Reconstructing jobs. Creating good jobs in the age of artificial intelligence. Deloitte.

Fields, A., Uppal, S., & LaRochelle-Cote, S. (2017). The impact of aging on labour market participation rates. Statistics Canada.

Fisher, E.J. (2018). Remote Work: Stephen Warley on Self Manaaement, Remote Work and The Future of Work – BTTDL229. Beyond The To Do List.

Fitzpayne, A. (2018). Future of Work Initiative Event Explores Public and Private Sector Solutions to Financial Challenges Faced by Independent Workers. The Aspen institute.

Flynn, C. (2017). Designing the Future of Work Part 1: Putting People First. Workplace blog.

Frank, A. (2018). How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact the Future of Work. CMS Wire.

Friedman, Z. (2018). IBM’s HR Chief Shares Best Advise on the Future of Work. Forbes.

Fuller, J., and Sigelman, M. (2017). Room to Grow. Identifying New Frontiers for Apprenticeships. Managing the Future of Work.

Future of Work Initiative. (2017). Toward a New Capitalism: The Promise of Opportunity and the Future of Work. The Aspen Institute.

Future of Work Initiative. (2017). A Policy Agenda to Restore the Promise of Work. The Aspen Institute.

Gardiner, E. (2017). Jobs of the Future: Towards 2030. Spice News.

Gash, C. (2018). The Real Future of Work. Politico Magazine.

Gaulden, J. (2018). A Study Finds Nearly Half of Jobs Are Vulnerable to Automation. Economist.

Gaulden, J. (2018). AT&T’s 1,000 Robots are Doing Boring, Repetitive Work for Humans. Wall Street Journal.

Gensler, (2018). What might the future look like and how could this reshape our cities? Gensler.

Ghana, P. (2018). The Future of Work. Wired Insider.

Gladstone, N., & Morris, L. (2018). Minding the gap: older women head back to work to bridge superannuation shortfall. The Sydney Morning Herald.

Glasnapp, J., Gaitàn, C. (2018). The “office of the future”. PARC

GlobeNewswire. (2018). Future of Work Survey: IT Culture and Business Alignment Most Significant Barriers for Digital Transformation. Appian.

Gownder, J.P., Koetzle, L., Condon, C., McNabb, K., Voce, C., Bartels, Goetz, M., Hoar, A., Garberg, C. Lynch, D. (2017). The Future of Jobs, 2027: Working Side by Side with Robots. Forrester.

Goos, M. (2018). “The Impact of Technological Progress on Labour Markets”, forthcoming in Oxford Review of Economic Policy.

Goos, M. (2018). How the world of work is changing: a review of the evidence. ILO.

Gratton, L. (2018). How Leaders Face the Future of Work. MITSLOAN Management Review.

Gratton, L. (2018). The future of work. Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Gupta, A., Tibando, A.J. (2018). Tech’s next great opportunity is mid-career workers. The Conversation.

Gupta, S., Lerner, S., & McCartin, J.A. (2018). It’s Not the Future of Work, It’s the Future of Workers That’s in Doubt. Prospect.

Hailstone, J. (2018). How can business leaders plan for the future of work? what. is. work.

Hailstone, J. (2018). Top 3 lessons from Flow – ready for the future of work. what. Is. work.

Hailstone, J. (2018). Organisational psychology and the future of work. what. is. work.

Healy, J., Nicholson, D. (2018). The Future of Work in Australia: Anticipating how new technologies will reshape labour markets, occupations and skill requirements. NSW Government.

Hill, J. (2018). 10 Must-Follow Future of Work Thought Leaders. BlueJeans.

HRPA. (2016). HR & Millennials: Insights into your New Human Capital. Thought=Leadership.

International Labour Organization. (2018). World Employment and Social Outlook Greening with Jobs. International Labour Organization.

International Labour Organization. (2018). Innovative approaches for ensuring universal social protection for the future of work. ILO.

International Labour Organization. (2018). The future of work in a changing natural environment: Climate change, degradation and sustainability. ILO.

International Labour Organization. (2018). The economics of artificial intelligence: Implications for the future of work. ILO.

Jackson, S. (2018). Why we don’t need to prepare young people for the ‘future of work’. The Conversation.

Jensen, B. (2014). The Future of Work Research. Mathieu Laferrière.

Johal, S. (2018). Getting ahead of the future of work: Focus on the systems, not the skills. TLDR.

Johal, S., & Thirgood, J. (2016). Working Without a Net – Rethinking Canada’s social policy in the new age of work. Mowat Centre.

Johnson, R.E. (2018). The Agile Mindset: Learning for the Future. HuffPost

Jones, K. (2018). Skill up, early and often. MaRS.

Kak, S. (2018). Universities must prepare for a technology-enabled future. The Conversation.

Kasriel, S. (2017). 4 predictions for the future of work. World Economic Forum.

Kerr, B. (2018). The gift of global talent: Why talented people are the world’s most precious resource. Managing the Future of Work.

Kim, Y., Kim, K., & Lee, S. (2018). “The rise of technological unemployment and its implications on the future macroeconomic landscape.” Futures. 87:1-9.

King, L., and van den Bergh, J.C.J.M. (2017). Worktime Reduction as a Solution to Climate Change: Five Scenarios Compared for the UK. Ecological Economics. 132: 124-34.

Kochan, T., Dyer, L. (2017). Robots won’t steal our jobs if we put workers at center of AI revolution. The Conversation.

Koichi, I., Yuta, T. (2018). Digitization, Computerization, Networking, Automation, and the Future of Jobs in Japan. RIETI.

Kruse, T., Dellink, R., and Chateau, J. (2017). Employment Implications of Green Growth: Linking jobs, growth, and green policies. OECD.

Kuhn, S., Milasi, S., & Yoon, S. (2018). “Population Ageing and Future Labour Market Challenges”. World Employment and Social Outlook, Chapter 4. International Labour Organization.

Lamb, C., and Munroe, D. (2018). Better, Faster, Stronger: Maximizing the benefits of automation for Ontario’s firms and people. Brookfield Institute for Innovation.

Lamb, C., and Lo, M. (2018). Automation Across the Nation: Understanding the potential impacts of technological trends across Canada. Brookfield Institute for Innovation.

Lamb, C., and Doyle, S. (2017). Future-proof: Preparing young Canadians for the future of work. Brookfield Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Lamb, C.. (2016). The Talented Mr. Robot. The impact of automation on Canada’s workforce. Brookfield Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Larsen, E. (2018). Future of Work: Research Shows Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers Make Better Decisions Together. Forbes.

Lepofsky, A. (2018). Email is Dead. Not. Constellation.

Lepofsky, A. (2018). How AI Enhances Personal Productivity and Team Collaboration. Constellation.

Levine, R. (2018). Figuring out the future of work: What’s missing from the story? Hewlett Foundation.

Levy, E., Delaney, K., Kapur, A., France, N., Hill, J., McCann, S. (2018). The Future of Work. It’s Borderless, Lightening-Fast, and Highly Creative. CISCO.

Lohr, S. (2017). Robots Will Take Jobs but not as Fast as Some Fear, New Report Says. The New York Times.

Lindzon, J. (2018). This is what work will look like in 2100. The Future of Work.

Lombardi, G. (2017). Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work. Marginalia.

Mallett, R. (2018). Decent work, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ODI.

Manjoo, F. (2017). How to Make America’s Robots Great Again. The New York Times.

Manpower Group. (2017). We Are Facing a Skills Revolution and Learnability Will Be the World’s Great Equalizer in This Age of Acceleration. CISION-PR Newswire.

Manyika, J. (2017). Technology, jobs, and the future of work. McKinsey & Company.

Manyika, J. (2017). What is the future of Work? McKinsey & Company

Manyika, J. et al. (2017). Harnessing automation for a future that works. McKinsey & Company.

McGregor, L. (2018). Tomo today, success tomorrow: The key to unlocking total employee motivation. Slack.

McKinsey Global Institute. (2017). A Future that Works: Automation, Employment, and Productivity. McKinsey and Company.

McKinsey Global Institute. (2018). Jobs Lost, Jobs Gained: Workforce Transitions in a Time of Automation. McKinsey and Company.

Mertins-Kirkwood, H. (2018). Making decarbonization work for workers: Policies for a just transition to a zero-carbon economy in Canada. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Messenger, J., Vargas Llave, O., Gschwind, L., Boehmer, S., Vermeylen, G., Wilkens, M. (2018). Working anytime, anywhere: The effects on the world of work. Eurofound.

Miambo-Ngcuka. P. (2018). Op-ed: Women and the future of work. UN Women.

Middleton, C. (2018). The Future of Work: Youth skeptical of A.I., work as a service rising. Internet of Business.

Minahan, T. (2018). Citrix Partners with Futurist Jacob Morgan, Wakefield Research to Examine Future of Work. Citrix.

Minku, L.L., Levesley, J. (2018). AI doctors and engineers are coming – but they won’t be stealing high-skill jobs. The Conversation.

Moran, G. (2018). We’ve had to prepare for jobs that don’t exist yet before. FASTCOMPANY.

MPHASIS. (2018). The Future of Jobs in the World of AI and Robotics. Knowledge@Wharton.

Mueller, H. (2018). The Looming Impact of Blockchain on HR & the Future of Work. Big Idea.

Nature. (2017). The Future of Work. Nature.

Nicolai, C. (2018). Innovation Work Places of the Future-Fostering Collaboration Through Leveraging an Under-Used Organizational Resource in the Context of Transformation. School of Design Thinking.

OECD. (2017). Employment Implications of Green Growth: Linking jobs, growth, and green policies. Report for the G7 Environment Ministers.

O’Neill, M. (2018). Future Work and Work Trends. Knoll.

Oschinski, M., and Wyonch, R. (2017). Future Shock? The Impact of Automation on Canada’s Labour Market. C.D. Howe Institute. Commentary 472.

Pachidi, S. (2018). Automation, AI and the future of jobs. The Economist

Page, M. (2018). What is the future of work? Michael Page.

Pennington, R. (2018). The Future of Work and The Future of Workers. CLG.

Peralta-Alva, A. (2018). Technology and the Future of Work. International Monetary Fund.

Peyton-Jones. (2018) The Future of Work. Jobs and Skills in 2030. UKCES.

Pingitore, G., Lorch, J., Hagel, J., Mitchell, N., Mittal, A. (2018). Automation and the Future of WWork in Market Research. Insights.

Poloz, S.S. (2018). Today’s Labour Market and the Future of Work. Bank of Canada.

Price, R. (2016). Stephen Hawking: Automation and AI is going to decimate middle class jobs. Business Insider.

Pring, B. (2018). Three Rules for the Future of Work. Cognizant.

Prism Economics & Analysis. (2017). The Future of Manufacturing Labour Force in Canada.

PWC. (2018). Workforce of the future. The competing forces shaping 2030. PWC.Canadian Manufacturing & Exporters (CM) & Canadian Skills Training & Employment Coalition (CSTEC).

Rainie, L. (2017). The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training. Pew Research Center

Rand. (2018). The Future at Work – Trends and Implications. Rand.

Randstad, (2016). Workforce 2025: the future of the world of work. Randstad.

Redwood, S., Holmstrom, M., & Vetter, Z. (2016). Transitioning to the Future of Work and the Workplace Embracing Digital Culture -, Tools, and Approaches. Deloitte.

Rugaber, C. (2018). Why the ‘gig’ economy may not be the workforce of the future. AP News.

Schmidt, L. (2018). Four job skills the HR leaders of the future will need. FASTCOMPANY.

Schneider, P., Bakhski, H. (2017. The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030. Nesta.

Schwartz, J. (2017). What’s the Future of Work? Yale Insights.

Seetharaman, M. (2018). The Future of Work. Euro News.

Seward, B. (2018). Canada now has better data on skills and labor market outcomes than ever. Why is it so hard to use it? Mowat Centre.

Sheppard, J., Biddle, N., Gray, M. (2018). Job security & the future of work: Australian workers’ views. Australian National University.

Simonite, T. (2018). Siri’s New Cousin Works as a Bank Teller. MIT Technology Review.

Smith, R. (2018). Which of tomorrow’s jobs are you most qualified for? World Economic Forum.

Stubbings, C. (2018). Workforce of the future. PWC.

Tepperman, J. (2018). Facing the Future of Work. FP.

Titleman Colla, N. (2017). So long, Future of Work…Hello, New World of Work. The Globe and Mail.

Townsend, K. (Ed.) (2018). Research Handbook on the Future of Work and Employment Relations. Edgar Elward Publishing..

Trunkel, A. (2018). Three Trends on the Future of Work. Forbes.

Van Hooijdonk, R., Hewlett, M. (2018). The Future of Work. ATOS.

Waldrop, M.M. (2018). The future of work: Will robots take my job? Knowable Magazine.

Walker, D. (2018). On the Future of Work(ers). Ford Foundation.

Weinreb, E. (2018). How to brace yourself for the future of work. GreenBiz

Wellener, P., Dollar, B., Ashston, Manolian, H. (2018). The future of work in manufacturing. Deloitte.

Wellers, D., Goerlich, K., and Overby, S. (2017). Why Strategic Plans Need Multiple Futures. Digitalist.

West, D.M. (2018). The Future of Work: Robots, AI and Automation. Brooklings Institution Press.

White, S.K. (2018). AI’s impact on the future of work. CIO.

Wierzbicki, A.P. (2016). The Future of Work in Information Society. Springer.

Willis Towers Watson. (2018). The future of work: Debunking myths and navigating new realities. Willis Towers Watson.

Wolff, B. (2018). The Future of Work is Creative Collaboration. Forbes.

World Economic Forum, (2018). The Future of Jobs Report 2018. World Economic Forum.

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Wyonch, R. (2018). Risk and Readiness: The Impact of Automation on Provincial Labour Markets. CD Howe Institute, Commentary no. 499.

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Zahidi, S., Ratcheva, V.S., Leopold, T. (2018). 6 reasons to be optimistic about the future of work. World Economic Forum.