It’s time for the #Friday5 – our weekly news round-up. From infidelity-prone job titles to what to expect in the future of work, it’s enough to fill any watercooler conversation.
Millennial (love) bug
A recent report has revealed that more and more Millennials are prioritising their careers over relationships with more than 40% of those surveyed saying they would end a relationship in favour of getting a promotion at work. It would take men an average raise of $21,000 to delay a relationship, while women said it would take a whopping $51,000 to make the same sacrifice, according to the survey.
The opinion of a token man
By his own admission, Daniele Fiandaca is the very definition of privilege: white, male, straight, middle class and privately educated. As Founder of Creative Social he often spoke about issues facing the creative industry including the lack of gender diversity. However it took an incident at a dinner party before he felt the full weight of what that meant.
Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the most unfaithful of them all? Tradespeople, IT professionals, entrepreneurs and medical professionals apparently. This week, Ashley Madison, the extramarital affairs site, shared findings of data collected from their user base, revealing the most common careers of their female and male members.
Get ahead of the future of work
Welcome to the future of work where self-service checkouts, driverless cars and virtual assistants are just the beginning. The capabilities of machine learning are as of yet unrealised but what does that mean for your job, industry and career path? The fear that humans will be replaced by artificial intelligence is a common concern, our research shows that one fifth of workers in the US believe their jobs will be obsolete in the next 10 years.
5 steps towards gender equality in the workplace
We explore simple strategies that companies can incorporate to support their female employees. “Setting and achieving short term goals is crucial to maintaining momentum and achieving the greater long-term goals,” Niamh Linehan writes. #Friday5
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