2020 Vision

2020 Vision

By Michael J. Pallerino

You might want to sit down for this. In its “Future of Jobs” report, the World Economic Forum predicts that 5 million jobs will be lost before 2020, as artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology and other socio-economic factors replace the need for human workers. Employers facing a talent shortage need to develop new recruiting methods and be willing to provide necessary additional training to new hires.

Q&A : What to Expect in 2017

Chad Pollitt’s name seems to be everywhere these days. As one of the country’s foremost content marketing thought leaders, Pollitt’s insights are regularly tracked by the likes of Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Inc., Ad Age, and many others. A decorated veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and former Army commander, these days, Pollitt serves as the VP of Audience and co-founder of Relevance, an agency, events company and digital magazine dedicated to content strategy, promotion and marketing.

Hanging in the Balance

Last May, as sales were taking off at his company in Salt Lake City, Cotopaxi founder and CEO Davis Smith was milling about a train station on the border of Slovenia and Croatia awaiting a train jammed with refugees from Syria. His mission was to learn what he could about their needs before traveling on to Istanbul to join 5,000 other people attending the World Humanitarian Summit.