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Amazon Go Lost Jobs

You've likely seen this Amazon Go ad that resembles a futuristic grocery store from the Jetsons

I'm a big fan of increased efficiency as a consumer, but from an HR perspective, how will all these advancements affect retail jobs? Will they become extinct? 

dealing with difficult employees
We've all had to deal with a difficult employee, but a NOTMIC is a specific type of difficult individual.  NOTMIC is an acronym for "No One Told Me I Couldn’t".
 
company values

...unless of course they drive how you hire, promote, reward & fire.  

More often than not, when staff are asked to recite the mission and company values, the crickets start chirping... 

personal activities in the workplace

I came across this ad while on the Skytrain on my way to the airport.  It depicts an office worker shopping online at their desk - enticed by promotions only available between 9:00 to 5:00 Monday to Friday - also know as workdays for most of us.