Are you looking for gifts for someone who is looking for a new job, just started a job or out of work this holiday? Forget the scarf this year and focus on something they can really use and save them money.
By 2024, the Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS projects the US labor force will be about 164 million people. This number includes about 41 million people who will be ages 55 and older—of whom about 13 million are expected to be ages 65 and older. However, many employees feel even at age 40 that they are targets for layoffs and transitions due to their age.
According to executive coaching and outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas, firms around the world are beginning to report large scale layoff plans possibly signaling an upcoming downturn. In the US the firm reported that November totaled 53,073.
Many of us don’t really know what our career calling is. It can be very confusing to try to navigate jobs and careers in an increasingly competitive and digital world. Here are some tips on how you can approach your personal career path.