For instance, according to recent reports, your lifestyle may seriously affect your career or job choice. Did you know that people without spouses or children will represent one of the fastest growing segments of the workplace population?
As a result, employment law experts warn that discrimination suits based on parental status are likely to emerge.
That’s because in 2004 there were 46.4 never-married adults in the U.S.–more than double the number in 1970. The number of childless couples is expected to grow by 50% by 2010.
Already, people without spouses or children are seeking benefits better suited to their lifestyle. As a result, employers will have no choice but to explore a wider variety of work/life benefits instead of work/family benefits.
If you fall into these categories, your career planning should include these considerations. Earlier we reported that workplace privacy issues should also be part of your thinking. Checkout our website for more information on this emerging trend and how it impacts your job search.
For years EEI has recommended advance planning as a guarantee of solid and lucrative career growth. Now you can stay on top of the ever-changing job marketplace. So, don’t miss out on critical career news and innovative job search strategies. It’s so easy to have immediate access to current trends and alerts.
Because of the emerging trends we noted, it’s even more important than ever to be alert to the latest strategies and techniques that can assure you of success in your career or job change.
So, the most important career tip of all: know what your needs and options are. Then take the time to identify opportunities that best correspond to those needs.