Isn't it time we had a Knowledge Worker
Day -- a day on which we can all truly 'switch off' from thinking about work.
Thinking for a living; how to get better performance and results from knowledge workers
Tapping into critical pieces of information and being able to interface with other knowledge workers
who can add context is at the heart of the Defense Acquisition University's (DAU's) Knowledge Management (KM) strategy.
IDC estimates that knowledge workers
spend 15-30 percent of their time just searching for information.
It is possible to classify workers that is, white-collar knowledge workers
- into one of five distinct levels, from the least productive and least fulfilled employees at Level 1 to the masters of productivity and personal balance at Level 5.
Cutting-edge software can take the knowledge worker
far in searching out only recent information or documents by particular authors.
Several of On Assignment's knowledge workers
are currently employed by Consolidated Laboratory Services.
can control how they are made aware of changes to existing information, through subscription services and colour- coding, ensuring they focus only on those changes that they have determined as being relevant.
Specialist doctors or engineers are good examples of knowledge workers
as they work largely as individual operators, yet they interact as a community to make advancements in their field.
The recruiting industry does not have enough people or places to recruit from to fill the knowledge worker
jobs that are being created.
The corporate tax manager can no longer afford to the laborer who fills out the forms -- the corporate tax manager must become the epitome of the information-age knowledge worker
who understands not only his or her profession but also the business in which he or she is employed.
Is a guild the right Rx for knowledge worker