With 25 million Americans working part-time, 20 million telecommuting, and 10 million working as independent contractors, employers can no longer ignore flexible workers as candidates for open jobs.
Have a look why flexible workers are becoming more attractive to companies.
Ever had the idea, need or felt the force of changing your career? Most people have, but can’t find the right time, and courage, to jump ship and make the switch to something different. Sad.
In today’s competitive job market we all have been told “be an expert in what you do” and don’t ruin your career with patchwork. Patchwork in the sense of doing too much or having worked to many different jobs and industries. The common opinion with companies, recruiters, HR and other folks involved in hiring is, you can’t be good in all of it. They claim they need experts. The result of such practices you can find in the quote below.
“A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have”.
-Steve Jobs- Continue reading
For the job hunters.
Recruiters more and more often screen social media profiles! With 25% of sales, marketing and media professionals looking for work, our social media top tips can boost your job search and help you stand out in a competitive market for the right reasons! So be social media savvy and follow our 10 tips.
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