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Careers that are on the way out!

Careers That Are Possibly on the Way Out…And Alternatives You Can Consider

Lee Bailey’s EURweb (Electronic Urban Report) June 20, 2014

*A 2013 Oxford study named “The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs To Computerization,” claims 47 percent of total U.S. unemployment could see job loss or a decrease in employment due to technological advancements.

Where will that leave you?

“Job seekers should follow the wisdom of hockey great Wayne Gretzky who said, ‘I skate to where the puck will be, not where it is,’” says Steve Langerud, a workplace consultant and managing partner of career guidance organization Steve Langerud & Associates, LLC in Grinnell, Iowa.

The key lies in researching to explore which jobs will become obsolete and which ones are growing – and then preparing to pursue what’s poised to thrive.

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Speaking at National HIV is Not a Crime Conference

I am pleased to announce I will be speaking on creating a state-specific plan of action at a first-ever national HIV is Not a Crime conference, organized by a coalition of HIV, LGBT and social justice groups, will unite and train advocates living with HIV and allies from across the country in the effort to end the criminalization of people with HIV. The gathering will empower participants with practical training and an emphasis on grassroots organizing to enable activists to better advocate for criminalization reform in their home states.
“Creating a State-Specific Plan of Action for HIV Criminalization Reform” 
National HIV is Not a Crime Conference 
June 2-5, 2014

 

What to do this summer…

Check Out My Advice For What College Students Should Do This Summer http://ow.ly/wOHRI @CollegeInvestin

Tips for Interviews

Thanks to Paige Schaefer for her article on interviewing in nerdscholar.

Check out her work at:

Facebook: Facebook.com/nerdscholar
Twitter: @NW_NerdScholar

5 Great fields for people with associates degrees

Catherine Conlan quoted me in her recent article about careers in MonsterWorking.

“The ‘best’ degrees are those that position people to address the dilemmas of the 21st century with both hands-on, solution-oriented skills and set the stage for continuing education and training,” says Steve Langerud, workplace consultant and principal of Steve Langerud & Associates. “Students who are willing to play futurist and tackle the issues of food supply and safety, energy issues, urbanization, health care, and education will thrive.”

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