(PRWEB) March 19, 2014
Are resumes a thing of the past? What’s the future of job boards? What new tools, resources, and techniques are employers using to evaluate and select candidates? Is LinkedIn really that important?
These topics, and dozens more, were carefully explored at the fourth annual Global Career Brainstorming Day in November 2013. Now, Career Thought Leaders (CTL) has compiled the findings into “The Now, The New, and The Next in Careers,” a white paper reporting insights from career professionals in the US, UK, Canada, Italy, Russia, and Australia. Among the many thought-provoking findings:
Brainstorming Day participants included career coaches, career counselors, resume writers, college and university career professionals, military transition specialists, and others who work on the front lines of the employment industry. Their insights – based on daily interactions with job seekers and hiring authorities worldwide – reveal dynamic changes in the way we work today, and the way we’ll work tomorrow.
“It is amazing to see how quickly things change from year to year,” said Louise Kursmark, CTL executive director and co-editor of the white paper. “Terms such as ‘big data’ and ‘gamification’ appeared in our findings for the first time, while other trends that were on the cutting edge just a year ago are already mainstream.”
Career Thought Leaders, the Brainstorming Day sponsor, provides expert insights, trends, and best practices that affect career professionals, employers, and job seekers around the world. CTL’s next major event is its Annual Conference and Professional Symposium, April 24–26, 2014 – Baltimore, MD.