JOBS FOR THE NEW MILLENIUM
layoffs and downsizing have become a daily feature in the newspapers.
And in addition to manufacturing, white collar and service workers
are also being hit.
Job security continues to decline,
the twin issues of how to protect ones current job and/or how to
find another become critical to every working American.
But there are newly
emerging industries and jobs, born of the globalization of business and
the 76 million baby boomers soon to be senior boomers.
There will be extraordinary opportunities in the decade ahead! Some of
these are leisure/travel, housing, healthcare, food/beverage, insurance,
high tech, space, ocean farming, pollution/waste management, and education/training,
to name only a few.
Some of the Problems
- Worldwide economic changes,
as well as our graying population, are creating new needs
but what are they, and what opportunities do they represent?
- 65% of those losing their
jobs are white-collar workers. This had never happened before the mid-90s
recession . The suits are pounding the pavement again.
- Through a process known
as pancaking, thousands of middle managers are being squeezed
out of American business where can they go?
- Manufacturing is moving
to third world countries just look at Bridgeport,
Gary and Newark.
- For the first time in recent
memory, service industry jobs are being lost: bankers, retailers,
accountants, lawyers, etc
due to mergers and consolidations.
- Company loyalty and job
security have become unrealistic expectations.
- Most Americans do not know
how to package their skills and effectively sell themselves to a potential
employer, or move to another industry.
Some of the Solutions
- The newly emerging HOT jobs
for the new millenium.
- How to make it happen
the job market today a brand new ball game, and the overwhelming
advantage will go to those who understand the rules of this new game.
So Get Smart!
the only hope for millions.
- Career change/the entrepreneurial
- How to look for early
warning signals of troubled companies and industries.
- How to tell if a job is
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