Rise Of The Empowered Employee [Future Of Work]

Rise Of The Empowered Employee [Future Of Work]

We look back at the fourth week of PSFK’s Future of Work series to see how innovations in the workplace are empowering employees

Matt Sabourin
  • 15 september 2012

PSFK Presents The Future Of Work

As we wrap up our final week of trends in our month-long Future or Work series, we’re looking back at topics covered as part of The Empowered Employee and how access to digital tools and information is creating a new class of employee who is able to able to work across multiple disciplines and projects, and do so from any location. The versatility of this often remote, mobile employee is requiring companies to rethink the function of physical office, hiring practices and management styles to accommodate a more fluid workforce.

PSFK readers, we want to hear from you.

We’ve reached our final week of giveaways and this is your last chance to submit ideas related to The Future of Work for cool prizes. We want to remind you that we’re still taking submissions on a number of different topics.  To win, take a look at each of the categories below and if you have an example of your own to add, then be sure share it with us. We’re monitoring our social media looking got the best submissions to award with prizes, so be sure to include the proper hashtags (see below) so that we know who you are.

What Technologies Are Powering Today’s Workforce?

Do you have access to the tools and services you need to do your job from anywhere? What are the essentials that are keeping you on top of work from the couch, the car or the cafe?  PSFK is asking readers to tell us what technology mix works for you or send us a link to a related innovation that we might have missed. 

Tweet it to us at @psfk with the hashtags #FoW #WorkAnywhere, for a chance to win an iCruiser external battery for charging your mobile devices while you’re out working away from the office. 

How ‘Expertise In-An-App’ Is Guiding The Workforce

Do you have any stories of an app saving the day? PSFK is asking readers to tell us what new technologies or apps you use to sharpen up your business skills?  Send us a link to a related innovation that you use or one we might have missed.

Tweet it to us at @psfk with the hashtags #FoW #AppExpertise, for a chance to win a $50 iTunes giftcard to app up your work ventures. 

Can Coworking Lead To More Successful Employees And Companies?

Are you a freelancer who likes to be surrounded by people when you work? Maybe you’re a new startup CEO using a coworking space to grow your company. If you’re working anyplace other than a typical office or in your home, share with us and tell us what you think the benefits are, or send us a link to a related innovation that we might have missed.  

Tweet it to us at @psfk with the hashtags #FoW #MyCoworking, for a chance to win $100 gift certificate to the social product development company Quirky.  

What Devices Will Replace The Desktop?

Do you compute through the cloud? PSFK is asking readers to tell us what they hope their next tech tools can do for them? Send us a link of a related innovation that you envision or think we might like.

Tweet it to us at @psfk with the hashtags #FoW #CloudComp, for a chance to win a Google Nexus 7 tablet to help you get everything done wherever you connect. 


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