The End Of Jobs by Taylor Pearson

The rapid growth of technology and globalisation has changed the way the marketplace is working. It is making entrepreneurship safer, more accessible and more profitable than ever, leading us to the “End of Jobs.”

Owning your own business, making your own hours, and taking control of your life is now more attainable than ever. Let’s find out why.

You Can Do It

Steve Jobs once said, “Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.”

The ability people have right now to deliberately design their lives and realities is greater than any time in history.

You can design chairs, wine decanters, online courses or even books. James Altucher, a writer and entrepreneur, self-published his book, Choose Yourself, and it sold tens of thousands of copies. That can be you if you want.

To put it simply, entrepreneurship is connecting, creating and inventing systems – be they business, people, ideas, or processes.

Since 1983, the only segment of “jobs” that showed significant growth were “Non-Routine Cognitive Jobs.” In other words, creating systems.

What if job creation – something typically only spoken about politicians or CEOs — is something you, reading this summary, can now do?

It is!

Let’s Look at Globalisation

There is a woman named Na in Vietnam. She is trilingual, very smart and hardworking. Her salary is around $1,000/month.

This is true for employees in many countries and regions. India, China, and the Philippines all produce intelligent English speakers that can do good work.

Many people think of outsourcing as blue-collar factory workers, but now it is so much more. Any job that can be done purely over the Internet, even ones that required advanced degrees, can be outsourced for very little money.

With good wifi, you can find, hire, and manage remote workers from anywhere in the world. Platforms like Skype, Google Hangouts and Slack make it incredible easy to communicate with anyone, anywhere.

Technology on the Rise

Many major businesses and industries are being run by software delivered over the internet. We know that technology is playing an increasingly important role in our lives, but what’s surprising is the scale and scope at which it is changing.

Predictions indicate that over the next decade, up to five million people worldwide will own smartphones, giving almost every human on Earth access to the internet whenever they want it.

Technology is taking over. When’s the last time you went to a record store to buy a CD? Services like iTunes, Spotify and Pandora have squashed the demand.

Both the growth of technology and globalisation are continuing at an accelerating rate.

Why MBAs and JDs Can’t Get Jobs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, six years after the recession ended, the unemployment rate was still 11.2%.

Why? Because many of the jobs are going overseas or being replaced by machines.

Even for people with an advanced degree, it is difficult to land a job. Everyone can relate and recognise that there’s a shortage of jobs for highly-credentialed individuals, but no one seems to know why.

The Cynefin framework was developed by Dave Snowden after studying management structure at IMB. It divides work into four categories: complex, complicated, chaotic, and simple.