Every young careerist will, at some point in their professional lives, have to decide if it’s time to call it quits at their current employer… or not.
Trying to determine what exactly the next move should be, though, is a daunting task…
Last week on #InternPro chat, we talked about how to “go bold” during your job search… basically, how to stand out in what can only be described as an ultra-competitive job market.
This week — Monday at 9pm ET, to be precise — we’ll kick it up a notch and talk about how much the job search has changed in a very short time…
Is the idea of “lifetime employment” still hanging around? Or should we be prepared for a transitional workforce where we will most likely work a series of contract, temp and freelance gigs instead?
What does the future of work look like?
In many parts of the country another version of the “polar vortex” is wrapping its icy arms around the landscape. Many are thinking: “Summer?! That’s years away! I’m freezing my (resume) off right now!”
Fair enough. We get it. However, a successful job or internship takes time… most often around 6 months. Time to warm-up the winter!
Many of us have been conditioned to think a passive job search was effective. Upload a resume to a major job board; hit the ‘Apply Now’ button; and we’d get hired. In our new economy, however, this 1990’s job search strategy is leaving you well behind our job search competition.
A whole range of options – often referred to as “guerilla” job search techniques – have proven to be far more effective…