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Change in employment /Impact IA, automation, digitalization, reindustrialization
Reindustrialisation: “France is in a huge moment of opportunity”
Le Figaro – July 17
INTERVIEW – Senior Associate Director at McKinsey, Hugues Lavandier believes that the industry is experiencing “a change of cycle” from which France could benefit.
In the United States, a massive transfer of wealth to the south
Les Echos – July 9
Population migrations from the Northeast or California to the Southeast states have accelerated with the Covid. In two years, $100 billion in taxable revenue flowed in. Financial services and new industries are booming.
The rise of telework is what has most upset the perception of work, according to a survey
Le Figaro – July 7
It is the youngest who are most in favor of this change. Nearly seven working people aged 18 to 24 out of ten (69%) believe that it has positively changed the relationship to work, according to an OpinionWay survey for Sia Partners.
Business transformations: how to welcome new generations?
BFM Business – July 7
While 1/4 of current work tasks could be automated by AI (source Goldman Sachs report – March 2023), what world of work will the under-20s find in the next few years? Interview with François Candelon, global director of the Boston Consulting Group Henderson Institute.
Gilles Babinet: “ChatGPT represents the advent of a new era”
Leaders magazine – July 5
Gilles Babinet is co-president of the National Digital Council, professor at Sciences Po Paris and member of the Institut Montaigne. He just published How Hippies, God, and Science Invented the Internet, a work in which he highlights the respective influences between new technologies and dominant ideologies. As part of his speech at the USI, he addresses for Décideurs the question of ChatGPT and its impact on the world of work. In this interview, he challenges HR managers on their necessary involvement on the subject of AI and its impact on skills and jobs.
United States: the profession of executive secretary forced to reinvent itself
The World – July 5
The number of executive secretaries, a predominantly female profession, has been massively reduced. The heiresses of the assistants of the 1960s are more qualified, sometimes work remotely, and for several people.
Change saturation: myth or reality?
Forbes – 4th of July
We are entering a phase of exponential change due to a form of technological convergence (digital, AI, robotization, etc.). Based on a survey of 22 large groups, researchers seek to assess the importance of change in organizations and the feeling in a context of transformation.
Temporary work, an asset for reindustrialization
Le Figaro – July 6
In April, temporary employment increased by 1.7% in industry, while trade collapsed by 11.3% and transport by 7.5%. Short contracts could meet part of the labor needs for reindustrialisation. Explanations.
Employment: why is the interim falling into a deep depression?
France Info – July 6
The temporary employment sector has seen its activity decline since the beginning of the year. Clearly, the upturn seen last year is over. For now, the decline is limited but the trend is likely to settle over time.
“France trains 37,000 engineers per year, India 1.5 million” (Julien Einaudi, Ortec)
The Tribune – July 9
ECONOMIC MEETINGS IN AIX-EN-PROVENCE. La Tribune receives economic and political decision-makers live from its outdoor studio during the three days of the Rencontres d’Aix, the Davos of Provence. This Saturday, Alain Di Crescenzo, president of CCI France and Julien Einaudi, general manager of Ortec environment have made training the main challenge for reindustrializing France.
Discrimination in hiring: a bill wants to generalize “testing”
BFM Business – July 5
The text provides for the creation of a dedicated service, attached to Matignon, which would have “the mission of helping citizens who request it to carry out individual tests”.
Why are “company offices” going to appear in vocational high schools?
20 Minutes – July 5
“Creating a network for those who don’t have one”. This is the objective of the “corporate offices” which will be set up at the start of the school year in vocational high schools. In the Toulouse academy, the 64 referents are in the starting blocks
Alert on the need for labor in the energy renovation of buildings
BFM Business – July 3
France Strategy estimates the need for between 170,000 and 250,000 additional jobs which should be concentrated in regions with a large proportion of energy sieves (North-East quarter, Center) and oil-fired boilers (around the Massif Central, East).
Summer job: “When you have two months of vacation, it’s good to work”
The Parisian – July 2
Financing your license, setting up your own restaurant, enriching your experiences… So many reasons to find a small job. Four students share their feelings, all motivated to work during the summer season.
After 15 years in the hospital, a nurse reconverts
France Info – July 3
After 15 years of hospital experience, Noreline Modon decided to change paths and become a community manager. Encounter.
Psychology and work
Evolution of the place of young people in the labor market since 1945
As part of a scientific mediation project from Sciences Po’s Interdisciplinary Laboratory for the Evaluation of Public Policies, published in collaboration with “Le Monde”, sociologist Camille Peugny analyzes the evolution of the place of young people in the labor market from 1945 to the present day.
What place for work in our lives?
Opinion – July 5
Ahead of the Economic Meetings of Aix-en-Provence, Emilie de Lombarès, President of the Executive Board of Onet, and Claudia Sénik, member of the Circle of Economists, question the place of work in our lives.
After the “big resignation”, the great regret of employees who would like to return
Le Figaro – July 4
The phenomenon of these so-called “boomerang” executives, who return to their pre-crisis companies continues to grow, the concerned nevertheless pose certain conditions.
The long and difficult march of women towards industry
The Tribune – July 11
The share of women in industry does not even reach 30%, according to INSEE. Struggling to evolve, the figure hides great disparities according to the sectors and the type of positions they occupy. Blame it on stereotypes well anchored since school and which divert girls from studies leading to the many trades in industry. In an attempt to strengthen their presence in companies in the industry, the latter are mobilizing alongside associations.
Religious fact in companies: problematic situations on the rise
The Cross – July 5
The 9th annual barometer of religion in companies, published on Wednesday July 5, reveals an increase in cases where a request linked to religion creates tensions in the company. The tools exist to face these challenges but they are not yet deployed enough in companies.
No One Is Happy About Diversity Efforts at Work
Wall Street Journal – July 3
Long before last week’s Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action, tensions had arisen in workplaces across the country over efforts to hire, retain and advance diverse workers.
The manager, the secret ingredient of the employee experience
Harvard Business Review- July 3
According to the National Employee Experience Barometer, companies must strengthen their managerial policies to emphasize the real lever of HR success: the manager experience.
If you aspire to be a great leader, be present
Harvard Business Review – July 2
It takes effort and discipline, but you and your employees will reap valuable benefits.
Leadership: obstacles to listening
Harvard Business Review – July 1
You can’t show leadership if you can’t fully hear what others have to say. Here are some ways to fix it.
A quarter of SME bosses plan to pay less in 2023
Le Figaro – July 5
Notwithstanding encouraging economic indicators in several sectors, leaders remain cautious in terms of wage policy. This also concerns them themselves since many of them do not envisage any increase in their remuneration.
Personal life balance / Better life at work
Are you a victim of “micro-management”? 7 tips to get out of it
Opinion – July 5 Focus on the solutions rather than just presenting the problem. Instead of pointing out a problem, present several ideas and suggestions on how to solve it: “I thought of the following three solutions for our current project”
Am I allowed to bring my pet to my workplace?
TF1 News – July 4
Would you like to take your pet to work to fully enjoy its presence? Although French law does not formally prohibit it, the arrival of a dog, a cat or an NAC (New Pets: rodents, birds, reptiles, etc.) in the workplace is still very rare.
Office slang: “hassles”, false vacations, real hassles
The World – July 3
This misleading term, which consists of teleworking in a place usually intended for holidays, marks a new stage in the blurring between professional and personal life.
Mother at work: How to manage two “to do lists”, the family and the professional
20 Minutes – July 3
The parental mental load, which still mainly concerns mothers, the author Shelley Greiver has decided to smile about it with her book “The path to happiness is strewn with pebbles (and dog droppings)”