An Old Cowboy's Advice
Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.
What is the New World of Work?
· Job Insecurity
· We live in a "Gig-Nation" It’s less about your job that will count in the future, but more importantly about your last few Gigs! Yes, you can still have a career path, but it might look like a pinball trajectory than your father’s ladder.
· Resiliency and Resourcefulness, combined with Integrity and Credibility are among the most valued traits in the New NEW World of Work and relationships!
It's important to build your professional network, to surround yourself with both mentors and proteges. You'll need colleagues who respect you for your integrity, capacity and the results they know they can count on when they text you or write on your wall for the next Gig.
excerpts from Patty's new book JOBS2.0 The NEW New World of Work
available in Spring 2009
As successful, engaged professionals, what can we do to help young people find opportunities within our networks?
What conversations should we have with our young people to prepare them to handle these opportunities?