Independent Work Growing Option for Gen Y and Seniors

Small Business Labs

  It's mostly about the economic train wreck hitting the European PIGS (Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain), but also covers problems in the U.S. everything from government jobs to employment in factories and even supermarkets is now on a two-tier track, with older workers’ guaranteed pensions and higher salaries not shared by newer hires. The overall job market is obviously weak, but things are particularly tough for younger and older Americans.

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Finally, your role is being seen as truly relevant in an organization to the point where organizations are calling Office Dynamics in to help with everything from hiring standards and special recruiting policies for APs, title recommendations, career options, succession planning for EAs to serious training and development. It means that, in time, it may be easier for you to get management support for projects, training, conferences, schooling, and career advancement.

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Executives and Managers Embrace Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

Finally, your role is being seen as truly relevant in an organization to the point where organizations are calling Office Dynamics in to help with everything from hiring standards and special recruiting policies for APs, title recommendations, career options, succession planning for EAs to serious training and development. It means that, in time, it may be easier for you to get management support for projects, training, conferences, schooling, and career advancement.

2010 100

On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

I was out of work, temping here and there for a year. Don’t underestimate the value of temping. Working for a temp agency can either land you a full-time job or help to keep you employed while you are looking. Taking on temp jobs will introduce you to potential employers where you can showcase your abilities. When you are temping act as if you are on an interview every day. Employers are hiring young and training them on the job.

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