All of your teenager’s friends are going to college. Harvard, Howard, a couple to the state U., small private colleges. They’re going to become doctors and teachers, programmers and biologists. But your child has decided that college isn’t the right choice. She always loved welding. He wants to work construction.
Today, all adults need to see themselves as job applicants, whether they currently have jobs or not. Unemployment respects no one in this tough economy. You could be an applicant as soon as tomorrow, so it is important that you realize that the rules have changed.
We should always be prepared to re-invent our lives, careers and spaces, for life is constantly evolving and we must flow in accordance. With the uncertainties of our floundering economy, many of us will have to carve out a new and exciting brand for ourselves to be successful today and in the future.
Most companies aren’t currently looking to hire new employees. Employers hope to maintain their existing staff members while trying to stay afloat during this difficult economy, according to a survey by CareerBuilder.com and USA Today, which questioned 2,500 hiring managers/human resources professionals and more than 4,400 workers.