Today, the average person changes jobs ten to fifteen times with an average of 12 job changes over the course of their career. In fact, many people spend five years or less in each job. These numbers are rather staggering. But, in my opinion, it’s not necessarily how long you stay at a job, but more about staying in your industry —or in your lane.
What do jobs of the future look like? Is technology going to replace human workers? The unfortunate answer is yes. Robots and technology are taking over certain jobs and it’s time to take notice of this.
No matter what stage of your career you are in – fresh out of college or a seasoned professional, a mentor can always help guide you to a more successful career. The hardest part is choosing the right mentor who has experience that will help you in your future career path. There are many big companies who have invested in mentorship programs to help young professionals for various reasons.
The workplace and the way people work are rapidly changing. There is no such thing as a 9-5 sit-in-the-office-all-day job anymore, because younger generations are changing the way things work. Even the most corporate offices are adapting to the needs of these young workers by molding their working guidelines and changing things up to be more flexible.
The old way of mentoring is gone. A few one-on-one meetings and a couple of coffee dates are no longer the mentoring norm. Nowadays, mentoring is so much more personal because the competition in almost every industry is fierce and the younger generation wants more guidance than ever when navigating through the perils of the workforce. Let’s take a look at a few ways this younger generation needs to be mentored.
The old saying “what you put out, you receive” could not be more relevant in today’s climate and workforce. It’s harder than ever to retain top talent and in my point of view, one of the biggest ways to accomplish this is to make sure that as a manager, you’re not only the leader, but also the Chief Energy Officer.
Are you a high achiever? Achievement means something different to everyone – perhaps achievement is receiving a promotion at work or maybe it’s growing your family or coming up with creative ideas and taking a shot at implementing.
Millennials are taking over the workforce —we’ve talked about this time and time again— and Gen Z is right behind them. In fact, by 2025 it’s estimated that these two groups will encompass roughly 75% of the global workforce. (Stop for a second and think about what 2025 looks like. Wow! And … it’s going to come faster than we think!)
Move over Millennials –Gen Z is heading into the workforce and it’s time to prepare for this new generation’s wants, needs and work styles. Gen Z does things a little differently than older generations. They shop differently, work differently and think differently.
There’s no denying that smartphone and cloud technology has helped make life a little more convenient over the past few years. When it comes to major tech-driven innovations that have changed the way we operate as a society, few people predicted that transportation would be one of the major industries disrupted.