The Future of Work in 5 Charts

Here are 5 charts that show you the future of work, based on the present, which is likely the past depending on when you’re reading this.

Middle Management

1. The size of Middle Management will swell as the number of people who aren’t that important flood the workforce.

Middle Management - The Cooper Review

Updates

2. As the workforce grows, it will become increasingly time-consuming to keep each member of the team up to date on various statuses.

Updates - The Cooper Review

Meetings and Email

3. As meetings grow longer and longer, workers will look to email to follow up on conversations, that will then be needed to be taken back to a meeting.

The Meeting Email Cycle - The Cooper Review

Meeting Preparation

4. With so many meetings, preparing for meetings will be hard.

Prepare for Meetings - The Cooper Review

Time in Meetings

5. Without preparation, the time spent in meetings will be increasingly meaningless.
Doing in Meetings - The Cooper Review

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Sarah Cooper

Sarah Cooper is a writer and comedian whose work has appeared on Huffington Post and Business Insider. She is an expert in career and relationship advice for people who like to laugh.

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