Here are some eyebrow-raising realities to consider about jobs today.
*Top ten jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004.
*We’re preparing students for jobs that don’t exist today.
*Most employees will have 10-14 jobs by age 38.
As these trends and new ones arise, it will be important to determine what your pathway to job security is going to be. What worked last year may not work this year. With this in mind, you will need to determine what approaches are necessary to succeed in the ever-shifting job market.
Approach your job search with the same level of commitment you will bring to an organization when you’re hired. The truth is that before someone at your next company begins supervising or managing you, YOU are your own supervisor and manager.
Ask yourself this question, “If I were my supervisor or manager right now would I be pleased with the work I’m doing?” The answer to this question will tell you whether or not you need to bring yourself and your activities to another level of intensity.
Here’s how to get serious...