"In the age of the social enterprise, the power of the individual at work is rising exponentially. The End of Jobs captures the spirit of this important shift and helps organizations start to think about how worker relationships need to evolve for the future. An important read for any organization trying to compete in the future of work."
– Erica Volini, Global Human Capital Leader at Deloitte
"The End of Jobs delves insightfully into the rise of the on-demand economy—and what all of us should expect next. An important read for anyone concerned with automation and the future of work."
– Kathryn Minshew, Founder and CEO, The Muse, Bestselling Author
"Jeffrey Wald develops a vision of what the workforce of the future will look like as we grapple with convergence, artificial intelligence, and robotics—real factors rapidly shaping the future of work—and real elements being discussed in the executive committees and boardrooms of all companies today. Jeff offers insights that will enable leaders to frame their people strategies as we rapidly scale into an era of the on-demand worker and agile workforce shaped by unimaginable leaps in artificial intelligence applications and robotics."
– Doug Peterson, President and CEO, S&P Global
"In this book, Jeff and twenty visionaries paint a detailed picture of the forces shaping the future of work—automation, globalization, remote & freelance work, technology platforms—and how we can ensure a good outcome for all. This book is a must-read for policy makers, business leaders, and anyone interested in the history of work and what it teaches us about possible futures."
– Stephanie Kasriel, Former CEO of Upwork, the world's largest labor marketplace
"Only the creative mind of Jeff Wald could synthesize and articulate this thought-provoking portrait of the future of work! For all organizations, the scope, boundaries, and definition of the global workforce continue to shift and expand, requiring new strategies and management approaches. The End of Jobs serves as an integrated guide to thinking through these issues which are undoubtedly on the agenda of leadership teams everywhere."
– Liz Dente, Chief People Officer, Priceline
"As executives think about the future of work, there is no better guide than Jeff Wald's The End of Jobs. Jeff's research provides insights into how the future may unfold. Jeff identifies the next wave of technological change as the First Services Revolution, a conclusion that all will come to share. By sponsoring the Future of Work Prize, Jeff has gathered some of the leading labor thinkers, and reading their takes on the world in 2040 was informative and fun!"
– Sreeni Kutam, Chief Human Resources Officer of ADP
"Jeff's outlook on the future of workforce erases the words 'employee,' 'contractor,' 'part-timer,' 'temp,' etc. and suggests a replacement sooner than later with words aligned to the actual work and skills. This is a must for companies and HR leaders to keep pace with this transformation. We must move from jobs and gigs to a new world, perhaps a jig, a skig? Jeff's vision of Total Talent Management is spot on. A company's EVP must be re-engineered in every aspect (the organization, people, work, opportunities, and total rewards). The winners will be the ones that balance the changes brought by mechanization, electrification, and computerization with human experiences that emotionally connect and engage at the individual and team levels."
– Lesley Elwell, Chief People Officer, JE Dunn
"The End of Jobs is both a history lesson and a roadmap for the future of labor. The only time I put it down was when I was stopping to contemplate how the book's insights would affect the business that I am in given that we have a large-scale distributed workforce."
– Scott Salmirs, CEO, ABM Industries
"Jeff Wald has written a timely book anticipating that the huge shifts in technology will spark a national focus on building security for America's workers."
– Sara Horowitz, CEO, Trupo, Founder, The Freelancers Union, and Bestselling Author of "The Freelancer's Bible"
"Jeff is widely known as THE expert on our evolving workplace dynamics. His ability to simplify the complex and apply his insights into culture and business is what sets him apart."
– Matt Britton, CEO of Suzy, and author of "YouthNation"