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

#InternPro Chat Long-term Career PlanAt 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?


  • 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 finally time to trash the long-term career plan?

Inspired by a recent blog post by YouTern CEO Mark Babbitt, #InternPro chat tackled this subject this past Monday night. Check out the full recap below!

And be sure to join us next and every Monday at 9pm ET for another awesome #InternPro chat!




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