Future of Work in Manufacturing and Construction Contest: We want to hear your story!

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: $1000
  • Entries Received: 60

Contest Brief

WELCOME TO OUR CONTEST!

OBJECTIVE:
This contest will aim to understand your perspective on how the future supply/demand of construction and manufacturing jobs will change over the next 5-10 years. We want you to showcase through one of the creative avenues listed below, who you are and your story.

**A total of $4000 USD will be given out in prizes with a top prize of $1000 USD - see full details below**

Recommended Creative Avenues to use to submit a final deliverable (Choose ONE):
- Create a video
- Create an info-graphic
- Create an animated video
- Create a painting
- Essay
- Illustration
- Anything else you think can showcase your story in a creative way

**Note: Supported files types for a final deliverable will be video formats only. If you are submitting a deliverable that is not native to video (Illustration/essay/painting), record a short video of that deliverable.

CONTEST STEPS
Step 1: Enter in your full details here: [login to view URL]
Step 2: Depending on your self determined participant type (read below), please answer the following questions in the format of your selected creative avenue. (ie. Create a video answering the questions below)


PARTICIPANT TYPE A:

Definition: You CURRENTLY work primarily in manufacturing and construction

Scope:
All types of employment – full time, part-time, union employed, contractor, freelancer, etc.
Type of role: Manual labor, digital labor, supervisory, managerial, ancillary (electrical, multi-media)
Specific sectors under construction or manufacturing: TBD

Answer these Questions:
1. Describe your construction/manufacturing-related job role in a few sentences
2. Also describe all other work-related sources of income
3. How have you seen your job description and/or skill requirements change over the last 5 years? How has digitization and automation changed how you do your job, if at all?
4. In the next 5-10 10-15 years, what impact do you think trends like digitization and automation will have on your job or the work you do?
5. On a scale of 1 to 5, how comfortable or uncomfortable are you with your readiness for the change you identified above (1=very uncomfortable, 5=very comfortable)? Please Explain your thinking.
6. If you were to choose one skill or areas of expertise that would best prepare you to be successful in this industry 10-15 5-10 years from now, what would it be?

PARTICIPANT TYPE B:

Definition: You recently transitioned out of being working primarily in construction or manufacturing

Scope:
All types of employment – full time, part-time, union employed, contractor, freelancer, etc.
Type of role: Manual labor, digital labor, supervisory, managerial, ancillary (electrical, multi-media).
Specific sectors under construction and manufacturing: TBD

QUESTIONS:
1. What do you do today? Please describe in a few sentences all your work-related sources of income, including full-time, part-time, contract, freelance, and other work.
2. When and why did you transition out of manufacturing or construction being your primary industry of employment?
3. Where and how did you acquire the skills to transition to your new work?
4. Coming back to construction and manufacturing, if you were to choose one skill or area of expertise that would best prepare you to be successful in those industries, what would that be?

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PRIZE AMOUNTS:
1st Prize: $1000 USD
3 subsequent Prizes in the amount of $250 USD
10 additional prizes of $100 USD
25 additional prizes of $50 USD

Total prize money up for grabs: $4000 USD

*Please leave questions/comments in the public discussion board*

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Public Clarification Board

  • JLYAJUR
    JLYAJUR
    • 2 weeks ago

    How can we see the results of this contest? and when would they make the payment to the winners? long time....

    • 2 weeks ago
  • JoaoOlas
    JoaoOlas
    • 2 weeks ago

    How can we see the results of this contest?

    • 2 weeks ago
  • aliwafaafif
    aliwafaafif
    • 1 month ago

    #extended please

    • 1 month ago
  • AlvaroFalco92
    AlvaroFalco92
    • 1 month ago

    the contest still up?

    • 1 month ago
  • darvish2
    darvish2
    • 1 month ago

    Entry #64 get updated

    • 1 month ago
  • pophoreavasile
    pophoreavasile
    • 4 months ago

    I have 13 GB of data.

    • 4 months ago
    1. goesoer
      goesoer
      • 2 months ago

      Me too, my 32GB internal memory of my phone almost full now

      • 2 months ago
  • CreativezStudio
    CreativezStudio
    • 2 months ago

    Please Rate my entry design #4

    • 2 months ago
    1. CreativezStudio
      CreativezStudio
      • 2 months ago

      Thanks

      • 2 months ago
  • aziz3d
    aziz3d
    • 3 months ago

    is there any chance please to rate the entries?

    • 3 months ago
  • Tanyawarnak
    Tanyawarnak
    • 3 months ago

    Hi there, I can't find any Upload Entry button on your contest page. I've done the survey monkey bit but can't see where to upload the submission..... not a great start ! Apologies.

    • 3 months ago
  • ccaballeros
    ccaballeros
    • 3 months ago

    Any update? I'd like my entry #40 to be rated please :)

    • 3 months ago
  • umerarifdadabhoy
    umerarifdadabhoy
    • 3 months ago

    #18

    • 3 months ago
  • shashanksaini203
    shashanksaini203
    • 3 months ago

    #44

    • 3 months ago
    1. shashanksaini203
      shashanksaini203
      • 3 months ago

      That movie is surely One of the best ... :)

      • 3 months ago
    2. paintedredstudio
      paintedredstudio
      • 3 months ago

      lol

      • 3 months ago
  • aziz3d
    aziz3d
    • 3 months ago

    please check #23

    • 3 months ago
  • DeseraDesigns
    DeseraDesigns
    • 3 months ago

    I made a video that's 5 minutes but the size of the file doesn't allow for it to be submitted

    • 3 months ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 months ago

      Be creative... upload a sample and then provide a link to a youtube video with the full version...sheesh.

      • 3 months ago
    2. paintedredstudio
      paintedredstudio
      • 3 months ago

      Or convert the large render file into a smaller output.

      • 3 months ago
  • JLYAJUR
    JLYAJUR
    • 3 months ago

    #53

    • 3 months ago
  • PhnomPenh
    PhnomPenh
    • 3 months ago

    Will be submitting before the deadline.

    • 3 months ago
  • jimmycohen
    jimmycohen
    • 3 months ago

    Nice project, I saw it late but I think it is appropriate for the times we live in this interconnected world, Good luck to the contestants and I hope that the survey delivers the expected results,
    If you have an interesting project to which I can help you, I am always at your service, Regards

    • 3 months ago
  • shashanksaini203
    shashanksaini203
    • 3 months ago

    Hi CH,

    Please provide your valuable comments on entry #43

    • 3 months ago
  • shusian605
    shusian605
    • 3 months ago

    Hi there I have submitted my entry added mood board & futuristic buildings with sustainable feature, entry #41 , please feel free to check. Thanks Emily.

    • 3 months ago
  • shusian605
    shusian605
    • 3 months ago

    Hi there I have submitted my entry with simple write up and some diagrams, entry #39 , please feel free to check. Thanks Emily.

    • 3 months ago
  • pophoreavasile
    pophoreavasile
    • 4 months ago

    I sell my project with $ 100,000.

    • 4 months ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 4 months ago

      What?

      • 4 months ago
    2. sihagarts
      sihagarts
      • 3 months ago

      if you have something different then file patent of your project.................

      • 3 months ago
  • laxmikw
    laxmikw
    • 3 months ago

    Please check entry #29

    • 3 months ago
  • pophoreavasile
    pophoreavasile
    • 4 months ago

    I have 13 GB of data -- my project. Including 3D models of 22 bricks that are necesary for building that type of villa. Models can be 3D printed from ceramics or polimers.

    • 4 months ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 4 months ago

      I'm almost certain you do not understand the concept of the contest...at all.

      • 4 months ago
  • ntahamin02
    ntahamin02
    • 4 months ago

    Hi there, I wanna write an essay for this project. and I hope to win.

    • 4 months ago
  • hitler4907
    hitler4907
    • 4 months ago

    Is this logo design ? I can survive the construction side, please come to inbox sir

    • 4 months ago
  • joosuedi
    joosuedi
    • 4 months ago

    wow thank you i hope to win

    • 4 months ago
    1. bbpixel
      Contest Holder
      • 4 months ago

      Looking forward to your entry!

      • 4 months ago
    2. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 4 months ago

      Gotta enter to win!

      • 4 months ago
  • sonnybautista143
    sonnybautista143
    • 4 months ago

    HI,WHEN IS THE DEADLINE

    • 4 months ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 4 months ago

      It's located on the top of the page.

      • 4 months ago
    2. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 4 months ago

      Same as every contest on Freelancer.

      • 4 months ago
  • elma28
    elma28
    • 4 months ago

    Hoping that I could be part of this. I am in a Sub-construction Firm right now. I hope being on this industry I am valid to work on this project.

    • 4 months ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 4 months ago

      Submit an entry and...magic! You are a part of "this".

      • 4 months ago
  • tukabwanausi
    tukabwanausi
    • 4 months ago

    Please elaborate more on the participant type and questions listed in the description.

    • 4 months ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 4 months ago

      Instructions are super clear if you understand English.

      • 4 months ago
  • Translatoregypt1
    Translatoregypt1
    • 4 months ago

    Is it just the answer to the questions?

    • 4 months ago
    1. bbpixel
      Contest Holder
      • 4 months ago

      Hi Eman - yes so answer those questions depending on which candidate type you are. Answer them in a creative way of your choosing. Does this make sense?

      • 4 months ago
    2. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 4 months ago

      Yes $1000 to answer simple questions, makes sense.

      • 4 months ago
  • tukabwanausi
    tukabwanausi
    • 4 months ago

    Would like the Freelancer logo on the video that I will submit to you?

    • 4 months ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 4 months ago

      Why would they want that?

      • 4 months ago
  • colcrt
    colcrt
    • 4 months ago

    hi, I speak native Spanish, can I create an entry in the same language or do I need to be in English?

    • 4 months ago

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