Future of Work Roundup - Week of April 3
Apr 3, 2023
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.
How to prepare for an AI-assessed job interview
Is AI the future of job interviews? The Washington Post explores how some companies are using AI to evaluate job candidates through job interviews, highlighting both the benefits and concerns of this technology in the hiring process. Learn how to navigate AI-assisted job interviews and increase your chances of success with these types.
Job Growth Booms in Southern Cities Despite Rising Interest Rates
In a recent article published by The Wall Street Journal, it was revealed that Nashville, Austin, and Jacksonville were the top three hottest job markets in the US for 2022, with Southern cities showing strength in attracting and retaining workers.
The Surprising Impact of Pay Transparency on Productivity
According to the Wall Street Journal report, recent studies have uncovered the surprising effect of pay transparency on employee motivation and productivity. The report highlights how companies are navigating the complex landscape of pay disclosure, with some implementing new policies and others grappling with the consequences of the status quo.
Netflix to Cut Back on Movie Output to Improve Quality
Bloomberg reports that Netflix is restructuring its film group to produce higher-quality content by making fewer movies each year. With centralized decision-making and a new lower-priced streaming plan, this move signals a change in strategy for the streaming giant.
AI Industry Giants Demand a Pause on Advanced Model Training
Bloomberg reports that 1,100 AI experts and leaders, featuring Elon Musk and Steve Wozniak, have endorsed an open letter encouraging researchers to halt the development of models surpassing ChatGPT-4, cautioning against a runaway race in AI advancement.
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