This is not your parent’s career. You know, the one where they stay in the same job and retire with the gold watch.
The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that most high schoolers today are going to have 10 to 15 jobs in their lifetime. Personally, I think that is a really low number; with Millennials, I think we’re talking 20 to 30 jobs!
Summer means you’re one step closer to graduation, and entering a competitive job market. So now is the time to differentiate yourself by gaining the special skills that will help you stand out from your peers and get the job you want when you graduate.
Here are four ways to build valuable career skills this summer…
I just saw a creative and powerful use of LinkedIn Publisher!
Nicholas Anfeldt, a 2015 grad in Computer Security, announced his achievement to his 500+ member network. After seeing this unique use of Publisher, it occurred to me: LinkedIn Publisher is a top place to share your news. A no-brainer!
Heads up! Various reports are suggesting that the small employer market may be the best place for the class of 2015 to look for jobs. For example, a recent USA Today article reported increased hiring by employers of 50 employees or less.
For the class of 2015, this is great news…
For nearly 20 years, employers have trying to adjust their hiring – and their entire cultures – to the coming tsunami of Millennials. To this day, we see blogs and articles every day about what Millennials want, and expect, from employers.
Well, here’s the thing: many of those Millennials are now 30-somethings. They are doing the hiring. And many of those they are hiring are the next generation of workers: Gen Z…