It had to happen eventually, although it does seem like they are still having to engage with pesky human beings, like their drivers in the original Uber, but in this instance with good old fashioned temp agencies in Chicago.
Amazon are proving to be an increasingly regular name cropping up around developments in the future of work. I recently blogged about the gamification of their warehouse workers' roles, literally turning their work into video games to boost productivity and increase engagement.
Back in my England schooldays I had a "Saturday job" at Boots the Chemist. There I was, every Saturday, with my classmates Vinny and Flibba (Paul and James to their parents), decked out in a pair of scratchy blue trousers, roughly-ironed white shirt, blue tie and name badge, bleary-eyed but ready to serve the public their chemical needs.
How did you get to work today? I’m directing this question mainly at Aucklanders as I write this blog while ferrying towards the City from the Upper Harbour.
Hey there, welcome to our Blog: #FutureWorkNZ. We’ve been here before. In 2009 Rice Consulting was launched, an agency specialising in the placement of recruiters into recruitment agencies and corporate talent acquisition teams. And in 2010 we started blogging on “The Whiteboard” about all the goings on in New Zealand’s recruitment industry.