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What’s Influencing the Future of Work in Australia? [Infographic]

October 29, 2012 - 3 Comments

So much about our working day has changed since the early 1900s, when work meant 14 hours, six days a week and only 20% of women participated in the workforce. Undoubtedly, the Internet has completely transformed the way we work, facilitating one in five Australian jobs now related to international trade and estimated to contribute $70 billion to our GDP by 2016.

As part of our Way You Work campaign, Cisco is examining the cultural, social and economic changes that have influenced our working world since the 1900’s. This infographic walks us through these changes and takes a sneak peak at what the future might hold.


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  1. Dear Linda i think communication and tehchnoloy play the major role to transformed our life. Global data shows that women also empowring their life dynamically because of development of ICT. Thank you.

  2. That sounds amazing that by 2020 almost 12% Australian Employees will have teleworking agreement with their companies and the average broadband speed will increase from 7.9Mbps to 36Mbps by 2016. This means working on the go and bring your own device trend will make physical presence in the workstation no more important as all the tasks can now be accomplished through network connectivity on mobile devices. Thanks for sharing this useful infographic detailing the trends of technology impact on corporate world.

  3. the issue was really nice visuals to support