Monday, January 30, 2012

Career distraction #9

The changing world of work impacts on both employers and employees. Employers are grappling with the changing work model including an aging workforce, shrinkage of young people entering the workforce, huge technological changes, and of course, debt liquidation and economies come into play. What does all this mean for you? If employers are still unable to fill skill shortages, are you remaining ‘teachable’ going into your next/first role? Has your education encouraged you to be intellectually curious? Being intellectually curious and with a high degree of empathy can mean that you are well suited to learn for the rest of your life. Look for growing industries, organisations or companies that are innovative, entrepreneurial and take risks. This is where jobs are being created. Where do you fit?

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