The Future of Work

Economists attended a ‘lightning debate’ at the Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. Each of the four keynote speakers focussed on some aspect of work; from employability, to lifestyle control, to linguistic diversity in the workplace. Research suggests that millennials are very aware of work-life balance and consider it to be more important than job prestige, job satisfaction, and even salary. Once again Robert fish and Harry Parkin stepped up with some excellent questions.