The Only Fields That Matter ~ A Narrative from the Great Recession
The Only Fields That Matter is exposing bio-profiling in the place we should least expect: the hiring process. Here is one American worker's experience beginning in 2008 that he joins in with millions of people entering or re-entering the labor market. Only, this time, after this recession, behavioral assessment and the brain are all the rage. Robert Waters takes you right into his career loss and new search, family issues, financial challenges, American value changes, new technologies in the workplace as well as ethical boundaries crossed causing loss of privacy.
In The Only Fields, Waters defines the "version3 workforce" as one that will be structured through the application of combined psychology + neuroscience + future genetic data.
US businesses are driving a software-selected workforce
Securing employment now requires facing invasive predictive software to assess our thoughts, social media participation, emotional intelligence, innovative traits, new behavioral psychometrics, deep background search and more. His story addresses why and how DNA, the final human data, will integrate electronic health records with employers' records.
The Only Fields That Matter Come along for the journey! Beyond the dull drone of recessionary statistics, in places without paths nor human voices, a future was beginning to unfold: in the only fields that matter.
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