The Gig Economy is taking off and gaining momentum. It seems unstoppable. What do you think of when the words, “Gig Economy” come up? Uber? Airbnb? Lyft? ToolLocker? ParkingPanda? ClosetCollective? TaskRabbit? …perhaps you don’t recognize some of these. The list could have been a lot longer. Regardless of your “Gig…continue
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Careermageddon: Businesses drive the Gig Economy
How to Best Judge Your Job Search Success
…what every jobseeker should learn from these millennials. This week, a group of millennials brought the most illuminating information about managing their jobsearch. This quartet banned together as a team and they meet each week for an hour. They discuss the challenges of the week and pool their intellects and…continue
Why Your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities No Longer Make the Cut
—Why your skills, knowledge and abilities will help you less and less. For decades hiring professionals have relied on knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs, also known as SKAs) to determine whether a candidate should be moved forward in the hiring process. Definitions: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: This article by Sharlyn…continue
Under-employment: Is it permanent?
Underemployment is a consideration for many jobseekers. Once unemployment benefits have been exhausted and resources are close to being depleted, underemployment may become an urgent necessity. Making the decision… The decision—to pursue underemployment—may have a deep emotional toll on the jobseeker and his or her family. It can reinforce thoughts…continue
Jobseekers, do you feel abandoned?
The recent news has included ISIS, Iraq, Gaza, Israel, Russia and the Ukraine. Here in the U.S. we read and hear about the tragedy surrounding James Foley and Michael Brown…as the world watches. As for the Ebola virus and illegal immigrants at the border—they have quickly become old news. What…continue
Global jobs crisis: The collapse of Moore’s Law: 6 amazing inventions – Part 7
[cleveryoutube video=”-bNj72n8mQk” vidstyle=”1″ pic=”” afterpic=”” width=”” quality=”inherit” starttime=”” endtime=”” caption=”” showexpander=”off” alignment=”left” newser=””] Managing change in the 2014-2020 Workplace – Organizational Change News Video 8 continues here And the easiest thing about this … And I’m going to give it to you in just a second in terms of what…continue
Global jobs crisis: Why baby boomers are unemployed – Part 1
[cleveryoutube video=”8iiZmRY4ClQ” vidstyle=”1″ pic=”” afterpic=”” width=”” quality=”inherit” starttime=”” endtime=”” caption=”2020 Career Outlook Video Part 1 ” showexpander=”off” alignment=”center” newser=””] The game-changers that will effect the 2014-2020 Workplace Video 2 continues here Transcript Good morning! I love you folks. I come in here, I say, “How you doing?” And I know most…continue