Sun.Dec 10, 2023

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Heroic Idealization Impacts How We Perceive Work

The Horizons Tracker

Firefighters, nurses, teachers, military service members, and doctors are often regarded as esteemed occupations within our society. These professions frequently appear on lists of the most respected jobs, and they are often the first choices children mention when asked about their future careers. They are also frequently depicted in a positive light in popular culture, featured in children’s literature, and packaged as Halloween costumes.

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Candid Conversations: Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

HR Digest

One of the most monumental changes in the last decade is the increasing conversations around mental health in the workplace. Issues with mental health have always been around but until the last few years, they were matters to be hidden away for fear of being fired over these issues. Now, employees are growing more confident with acknowledging it as a part of their lives and employers have become more supportive about promoting mental health in the workplace.

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How Firms Can Get Value From AI

The Horizons Tracker

It’s fairly well documented that businesses are often struggling to capture benefits from investments in AI. A recent paper from New York University aims to help leaders do better, and urges them to also invest in complementary assets alongside the AI technology itself. “When you have a new technology, or a new innovation that you’re adopting in your firm, complementary assets are the additional things that you need in order to get value from this technology,” they explain.