A big part of the solution to the jobless recovery is to better align our educational training programs with the technical needs of today’s employers to be globally competitive. Employers need employees with more skills, not more education, and there is a subtle but important difference between skills and education. Creativity, once a trait avoided by employers, is now prized among employers who are trying to create the empowered, high-performance workforce needed for competitiveness in today’s marketplace.
The Polarization of Job Opportunities in the U.S. Labor Market: http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2010/04/job_polarization_report.html
Hottest Sectors & In Demand Job Skills in the Top 10 Job Markets [INFOGRAPHIC]http://infographiclist.com/2011/10/03/hottest-sectors-in-demand-job-skills-in-the-top-10-job-markets-infographic/
So, here’s my advice: Be proactive about your career. What do you plan to do in 2012 to ensure you are growing as a professional?