Although these cutbacks and layoffs may not make 2009 the year of the employee, opportunity still abounds. This morning I what driving as the sun came up over the mountains to the east. The radio what on. the news began with more about cutbacks and layoffs and multi trillion dollar bailouts for the fiscally irresponsible. Then the host on the radio morning show started talking about the Chinese new year, and he spoke about the Chinese symbol for \”crisis\”. He claimed it what a combination of the symbols for \”danger\” and \”Opportunity\”, and who am I to argue? Although these cutbacks and layoffs may not make 2009 the year of the employee, opportunity still abounds. 2009 can be your year.
It’s happen your career, and it’s your job to make things – crisis or no crisis. The following tips will help you take advantage of a dangerous job market filled with employment opportunities: 1 Be prepared have you ever thought about a change in your current job or even a new one, because there are few options out there? Like the boy scouts say: \”Be Prepared.\” It’s up to you. Make your job picture brighter; prepare yourself to make your move. Don ‘ t hesitate. Find out which departments within your current company are growing, where the jobs are popping up at other companies, and which industries are hiring. The Wall Street Journal’s CareerJournal.com is a free website that offers job search strategies, tips, and a salary calculator. Check to find ballpark salary ranges and to get ballpark figures on what your skills should fetch in today’s job market.
Itching to try a new Indus try? Ask people on the inside, and use the web to network online. Check:,, and. Get busy; dust off that old resume and add all your latest responsibilities and accomplishments. 2. find new opposition.