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The Jim Stroud Podcast explores the discoveries and trends forming the future of our lives. Brain to brain communication, robot bosses, microchip implants for workers and immortality as an employee benefit are all happening now! If you want to know what's next, subscribe to this podcast and visit http://www.JimStroud.com to read the transcript and view related resources. I am conducting a listener survey. Please take 30 seconds to complete this form. Thank you in advance. http://blog.jimstroud.com/survey/

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The Jim Stroud Podcast explores the discoveries and trends forming the future of our lives. Brain to brain communication, robot bosses, microchip implants for workers and immortality as an employee benefit are all happening now! If you want to know what's next, subscribe to this podcast and visit http://www.JimStroud.com to read the transcript and view related resources. I am conducting a listener survey. Please take 30 seconds to complete this form. Thank you in advance. http://blog.jimstroud.com/survey/

    Do we need a law to mandate work-life balance?

    Do we need a law to mandate work-life balance?

    Do we need a law to mandate work-life balance? In this episode, I discuss the “Right to Disconnect” bill being debated in New York City. Essentially, it says workers should not be required to answer emails or respond to work-related texts after official business hours. I also share insights from similar laws and business processes from around the world. Is this the future of work for the United States? If so, how will reducing work hours affect the bottom line? Tune in for a very interesting episode!

    • 14 min
    TRL: Layoffs, Salaries and Sex in Second Life

    TRL: Layoffs, Salaries and Sex in Second Life

    In this "Retro Lounge" episode: Karen is all doom and gloom about the economy, while Jim looks for the silver lining for Recruiters suffering from the econoclypse (get it? like the apocolypse?); by referring them to different industries to recruit for. Or at least Jim tries to, Karen won’t let him speak. Plus, Jim and Karen discuss a rather bizarre, sad, but true story of sex in Second Life. It seems that even in a recession, there is at least one industry that is still doing well. (Guess which one it is.

    • 37 min
    Does increasing automation decrease salaries?

    Does increasing automation decrease salaries?

    If automation can eliminate certain tasks for a certain worker by X percent then, should that worker have his compensation reduced accordingly? I debate the issue in this episode.  Resources related to this podcast can be found on JimStroud.com. 

    • 13 min
    TRL: I Spy for the EEOC

    TRL: I Spy for the EEOC

    This episode, entitled "I Spy for the EEOC," originally aired July 25, 2006. And this was the episode description: 

    Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen discuss the legalities of buying a company directory, give props to Linked In and discuss the work of “testers,” phony job applicants on the hunt for discriminatory practices. (Bad companies beware!) And did you know that resume writers have to be bonded? Visit JimStroud.com for more info related to this podcast.

    • 37 min
    Just Say No To a Robot Tax

    Just Say No To a Robot Tax

    Just say no to a robot tax! It may sound good in terms of protecting the American workers but, its more trouble than what its worth. I explain why in this episode. Visit JimStroud.com for additional info related to this podcast. 

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    • 15 min
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    Alexa, Does My Company Need a Voice Technology Strategy for Talent Acquisition?

    Alexa, Does My Company Need a Voice Technology Strategy for Talent Acquisition?

    This episode of "The Speaker Agenda Show" is a surprise bonus for my subscribers. / Jeff Weidner interviews the husband and wife team - Susan and Scot Westwater from Pragmatic.Digital. Together, they  help companies use Voice technology like Amazon Alexa and Google Home to grow market share by becoming discoverable and valuable to their audience.

    Subscribe to The Agenda Show on your favorite podcast platform and here: http://bit.ly/SpeakerAgenda-Subscribe 

    • 33 min

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