Quick and Quintessential Career & Job Tips
Job-hunting tips from the January 19, 2004 issue of QuintZine.
Strategic business futurists Roger Herman and Joyce Gioia offer these Top Ten Forecasts: Workforce and Workplace for 2004:
- Employment market turbulence.
- Shift to sellers’ market in labor.
- Fluid international job movement.
- Retirement will evaporate.
- Training and education will accelerate.
- Leadership deficit will be crippling.
- Flexible employment will gain popularity.
- Casual is here to stay.
- Advantage of agility.
- Workers becoming independent.
For additional information on any of these forecasts, call The Herman Group, Consulting Futurists, Greensboro, NC, at 336-282-9370.
Fifty-six percent of human-resources professionals and employees agree that staff turnover will rise significantly once the job market improves, most likely within a year, according to the latest Job Recovery Survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and CareerJournal.com, the executive career site of The Wall Street Journal.
- A modest return to new-job creation.
- Increased use of temporary and project-based labor.
- Greater investment in internal mobility.
- Broadening use of workforce-management measurement and analytics.
- Integration of staffing with performance management and learning.
Overall, 2004 will be a transitional year in recruiting and staffing, Pramuk predicts, noting moderate optimism for a recovery in the job market in general. You can read the full description of the trends, where free registration is required to read the article.
No. 3: With the list of words from Tip #2 that YOU think describe you best, talk to someone you trust about your list and ask that person to describe you. Compare the lists. Write down the person’s views. You will be begin to see a pattern emerge about your personal values, interests and SKILL WORDS….to be continued…
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