Some of this week’s best visuals highlight information important to your career and job search!
I’m re-sharing these visuals to drive home some important points about LinkedIn, skills needed in the future workforce and trends on independent workers and Baby Boomers in the workforce. You’ll also find the full article or report to review for yourself!
How To Create A Real All-Star LinkedIn Profile [INFOGRAPHIC]
by Melonie Dodaro, Top Dog Media on YouTern
There’s so much you can do with your LinkedIn profile to attract employers! Clearly, this profile is for a business owner. However, you have just as much to market. Adapt some of Melonie’s ideas and follow these tips.
Skill, Re-skill and Re-skill Again. How to Keep Up with the Future of Work
by Stephane Kasriel, CEO, Upwork | World Economic Forum
Don’t be afraid of robots taking your job. Instead, be on the lookout for new skills and trends that will help you prepare for the 2020 workforce (and beyond).
This quote from the article explains why re-skilling is important.
The days of working for 40 years at one job and retiring with a good pension are gone. Now the average time in a single job is 4.2 years, according to the US. Bureau of Labor Statistics. What’s more, 35% of the skills that workers need — regardless of industry — will have changed by 2020.
Also from the WEF report is this quote… I hope this opens some eyes!
MBO Partners State of Independence In America 2018
by MBO Partners
Do you have a side hustle or are you thinking about one? MBO’s report provides more data on freelancing, independent contracting and other forms of independent work.
Boomer Bulge Still Impacts Labor Force
by Kim Blanton of Squared Away blog by Center for Retirement Research A Boston College
Marc Miller of Career Pivot shared this on social media and I had to reshare it! The infographic and research is from Georgetown University’s Center for Retirement Initiatives.
Have a great week and remember… drive your job search!
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.