@P:HC We know finding meaningful employment is hard.
By creating partnerships to harmonize skills, verify accreditation, and streamlining employers to potential employees: we can create a network where it’s easier to find a job that meets your skills. P: HC connects employers and employees in a transparent way, making it easier to meet safety regulations and decrease illegal and unsafe employment situations.
The changing realm of employment is something that has to be looked at more cohesively. Yes, we need to connect people to better-fitting jobs, and we need to invest in fields that eliminate jobs. Funnelling the profit back to the people it displaces directly is the only way we progress equitably. If we as the public don’t do this, corporations will, and they have no obligation other than taxes to redistribute the wealth of automation and artificial intelligence.
Some Ideas We're Thinking About:
Project: Work = Rights + Culture +Skills
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- Almost 202 million people were unemployed in 2013 around the world, an increase of almost 5 million compared with the year before.
- The jobless rate for 15 to 24 year olds hit 13.1 percent in 2013 (or 74.5 million), nearly three times the adult rate
- The bulk of the increase in global unemployment is in the East Asia and South Asia regions which together represents more than 45 per cent of additional jobseekers, followed by Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe.
- In 2013, 375 million workers (or 11.9 per cent of total employment) are estimated to live on less than US$1.25 per day and 839 million workers (or 26.7 per cent of total employment) have to cope with US$2 a day or less.
- Unemployment is estimated to increase with 215 million jobless by 2018.
- Roughly 40 million net jobs will be added each year, the ILO estimates, but that won’t be enough to absorb the 42.6 million people expected to enter the labour force each year.
- Innovation both removes employment opportunities and creates a new make norm need to stay competitive, this creates a closing loop that increasing edges out traditional careers and jobs in favour for automation and artificial intelligence.
- Forrester forecasts that cognitive technologies such as robots, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and automation will replace 7% of US jobs by 2025.