Future of work

Understanding the revolution in when, where, why, and how people work.

Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy

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Article

Explore how automation will transform work

– How might robotics and artificial intelligence change jobs in sectors such as oil and retail?
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Harnessing automation for a future that works

– Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive... overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential requires people and technology to work hand in hand.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world

– Big data’s potential just keeps growing. Taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic... vision and use it to make better, faster decisions.
Report

Women in the Workplace 2016

– In corporate America, women fall behind early and keep losing ground with every step.

Podcast

The art and science of well-being at work
Podcast

The art and science of well-being at work

Leaders of high-intensity, high-performing organizations are beginning to recognize the important effects of mindfulness, exercise, and sleep on the body—and the brain.

Analytics

Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Making data analytics work for you—instead of the other way around

– Does your data have a purpose? If not, you’re spinning your wheels. Here’s how to discover one and then translate it into action.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Straight talk about big data

– Transforming analytics from a “science-fair project” to the core of a business model starts with leadership from the... top. Here are five questions CEOs should be asking their executive teams.

The digital enterprise

Article

The new tech talent you need to succeed in digital

– In today’s rapidly changing digital landscape, companies that understand their talent needs and know how to meet them have... a competitive edge. Here’s how they do it.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Connecting talent with opportunity in the digital age

– Online talent platforms are increasingly connecting people to the right work opportunities. By 2025 they could add $2.7 trillion... to global GDP, and begin to ameliorate many of the persistent problems in the world’s labor markets.

VIDEOS

Introducing Generation

An overview of Generation, the first program of McKinsey Social Initiative, an independent nonprofit founded and supported by McKinsey.

Generation and employers

How Generation recruits, trains, and places young people in entry-level jobs.