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This week’s selection of TOP 5 news is dominated by job cuts in the financial sector, other jobs being created by 5G, and the question of how many employees work from their offices.

COVID-19 has changed the world of work in unprecedented ways. The rapid and devastating spread of the coronavirus brought global business activity to a screeching halt. Businesses and employees alike were faced with a scenario most had never imagined.

From the OECD’s economic outlook, keeping your remote workers happy, Amazon’s promise to employ additional 100,000 people, Australia’s reskilling programme to Americans turning into freelancers. These are the stories dominating this week’s news from the world of work.

Agile workers - those committed to skilling, reskilling, upskilling - will be in the best position to be attractive and suitable for the jobs of tomorrow.

In today’s rapidly digitalising, globalised world, diversity and inclusion in the workplace has never been more important.

Online platforms will enable remote meetings in virtual workspaces with almost no latency. And employment contracts will need some adjustment to allow for continued education.

Young people have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. How do we ensure they don’t turn into the lockdown generation?

This week's selection includes news on falling unemployment in the US, the K-shaped recovery and Gen Z using technology to kick-start their careers.

Young people are suffering from "workaholism", the work addiction that affects 66% of Millennials.

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