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This week we look at why people fear losing their jobs, why employers are confident they will get the talent they need, how machines might do half of all work tasks by 2025 and we explain what is technostress.

Starting a new job can be a life-changing decision, so it is essential to take the time to evaluate if an opportunity is the right one for you.

Resilience is like a battery; to maintain a full charge, it must be properly maintained and periodically recharged. Run the resilience battery too long in an environment that is harsh and unwelcoming, and it will eventually be drained and lose power.

As the global economy is expected to shrink this year and the crisis continues to impact millions of workers, we look at how some companies embrace virtual work at a time when many employees fear its effects on their mental health.

How can we ensure workforce has the right skills for the future, why diversity and inclusion have become a matter of competitive advantage and how will people and machines cooperate in the future?

In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, companies around the world have assumed new roles and responsibilities. Here are five examples of what they can do to improve their employees’ wellbeing.

Have companies been doing wellbeing wrong? There are more elements to employee wellbeing than the essential physical and mental health. Thanks to new models, businesses are now able to fix problems they didn’t even know existed.

Each year on World Mental Health Day, 10 October, we are reminded of the importance of mental health in our everyday lives. Amid COVID-19 and the subsequent transformation of our work lives, we now have a great opportunity to integrate better mental health practices into our workplaces and our work relationships. One way to do so is to focus more on building Emotional Intelligence.

While much of the news continues to be dominated by the pandemic, this week’s trends also touch on the issue of mental health ahead of the World Mental Health day.

This week’s news is dominated by the impact of COVID-19 on young people, women and airline jobs as well as by Spain’s decision to expand its furlough scheme.

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A changing, diverse world of work is creating exciting opportunities for all. How can we make all forms of work sustainable and secure for individuals and business alike?

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Global Talent in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

The GTCI is an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability of 132 countries and 155 cities to grow, attract and retain talent.

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