Busting Loose from the 7 Costliest Myths About Today's Job Market


Have you been laid-off or outsourced more than once due to mergers and acquisitions or the economy? Are you in a dead-end job that doesn’t utilize your skills and talents? Are you in an organizational culture that doesn’t match your style? Are you uncertain about how best to market yourself and find work that’s right for you?

It's time to bust loose.

Failing to find your dream job?

Here's a great quote from What Color is Your Parachute 2009.

"Most job hunters who fail to find their dream job fail not because they lack information about the job market, but because they lack information about themselves."

What are you bringing to the table as you approach new employers?

Consider the following.

Recession-proof Your Career by Building Your Network

According to What Color is Your Parachute 2009, the 5 worst ways to look for a job are:

Looking for work? Think Shoulder Industries.

If you are looking for work, one place you might venture into is a completely new industry. Now, I know that for many this may cause hesitation. In fact I have heard people say, "I can't change industries."

Consider this. The new Chairman and CEO of General Motors was a former telecom executive at AT&T. Did AT&T manufacture cars, auto parts, or do anything even remotely related to cars? With the exception of driving their service vehicles to install or repair a phone line or cell tower, the answer is a resounding NO!