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#InternPro Recap: “Time to Trash the Long-Term Career Plan?”

#InternPro Chat Long-term Career Plan

At one time, it was common to build a 5-year and 10-year career plan. But with so much changing and so rapidly, do young professionals even develop long-term career strategies? Is it better to build a mindset focused on adaptability, continuous learning and leveraging market conditions? Consider: 12 out of 20 of today’s hottest jobs didn’t even exist 10 years ago Companies are hiring far more contractors, short-term worker and freelancers than ever before Millennials stay at each job an average of 2.3 years How can you plan for the future when news careers and industries are constantly emerging? Is it   

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Is it Time to Trash the Long-term Career Plan?

#InternPro: Time to Trash the Long-term Career Plan

“Where do you see yourself five years from now?” This question comes up in many job interviews, mentor discussions and moments of reflection. But consider: 12 out of 20 of today’s hottest jobs didn’t even exist 10 years ago Companies are hiring far more contractors, short-term worker and freelancers than ever before Millennials stay at each job an average of 2.3 years So how relevant is this question in today’s economy? With change happening so fast, should we spend much time developing 5-year and 10-year career plans? Do companies or employees even believe in loyalty or commitment any more? That’s   

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It’s Time to Trash the Long-term Career Plan

Trash the Long-term Career Plan

In a world filled with constant chatter about the speed of change, the ongoing disruption of industries, and the need to be nimble: does building a traditional career plan still make sense?

Said another way: Should we always know the perfect answer to the “Where do you see yourself in five years?” question?   

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