The Only Fields That Matter - Understanding the Software-Selected Workforce
The Only Fields That Matter is exposing bio-profiling in the place we would 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 is all the rage. Unlike career self-help books this is a story of individual struggle, family life impact and real engagements with people in business who are leading us to the version3 workforce - psychology+neuroscience+genomics.
US businesses are driving a software-selected workforce
Our national identity throughout the Great Recession was transformed less by actual economic factors and more by technological ones. Now, psychology+neuroscience support a data hiring culture using analytics software tests and games.
A handshake is out. The mindshake is in
Securing employment requires facing invasive predictive software to assess our thoughts, social media participation, emotional intelligence, innovative traits, new behavioral psychometrics and more.
The final type of human data is our DNA. A day is fast approaching when electronic health records integrate with employment records.
Is this our children's future? Are you a parent or educator preparing students for their place in the market? Here is a must-read book by a career professional and parent of 3 teens and survivor of the recession-era. His contemporary message will not be found in career books.
The Only Fields That Matter - a job search, a new life, a captivating journey that today continues to expose the way businesses are bio-profiling human value. 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.
Now available on Amazon as an eBook for Kindle.
ROBERT P. WATERS