2021 Expert Outlook on Careers
1 Dec 2020
2021 Expert Outlook on Careers

How is the gig economy evolving? What is the future of work-life balance? And how can managers drive performance remotely? In this part of the 2021 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about how people are adapting to the massive changes taking place in work environments.

  • Sector
  • Location
Alec Ross

Alec Ross is the bestselling author of Industries of the Future and was formerly the senior advisor for innovation to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He was awarded the US Department of State’s Distinguished Honor Award for his service and is currently a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Bologna. Prior to his service in government, he was a social entrepreneur and ran technology and media policy for Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign.

Vipula Gandhi

Vipula Gandhi is a managing partner at Gallup and a member of Gallup’s Global Management Committee. She leads the organisation’s business strategy, performance, and teams for financial services, professional services, and the healthcare industries. Her work helps people reach their full potential and equips them with world-class organisational practices.

Heejung Chung

Dr. Heejung Chung is a reader in sociology and social policy at the University of Kent, where she also directs the Welfare State Research Cluster. Her research specialisms include flexibility and work-life balance in labour markets, and she is a recipient of the ESRC Future Leaders Award.

Hannah Houston

Hannah Houston is a behavioural analyst at Canvas8 and holds a BSc in criminology. She loves learning languages, whether that be coding, foreign, or body language, and is passionate about human behaviour. Outside of work you can find her walking or stroking a dog.