61 minutes | Jun 8th 2020

Episode 41: What is the future of work?

You can’t talk about the future without considering the past. On this week’s episode, Mintel experts discuss the evolution of work and share predictions for what's coming next. How have issues like technology, automation, workers' rights, diversity, the gig economy, and later retirement ages changed everything about the way we work? Are brands keeping up with the pace of change in order to meet evolving consumer needs as work and leisure time continue to blur? As more entrepreneurs enter the economy, what does that mean for the power struggle between employers and employees? Listen now to hear what our experts have to say. Host: Andrew Davidson (SVP/Chief Insights Officer) Guests: Lily Harder (Vice President, Comperemedia Research), Behice Ilhan (Senior Trend Strategist and Brand Futurist), Richard Cope (Senior Trends Consultant)