Upcoming Hiring and Recruiting Trends for 2020


Here are some of the most influential hiring and recruiting trends for 2020. 2019 has been the year of the gig economy, and that’s not about to change. Keeping an open mind and looking beyond the resume to evaluate someone’s potential is essential for 2020 and beyond. .

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3 Innovative Business Trends for 2020

Water Cooler Wisdom

Remember when the year 2020 seemed incredibly far away? A few developments—including the  artificially intelligent voice economy, democratized IT and enhanced social video—became reality in the last few years and form the basis of future business trends in 2020 and beyond.    AI-Powered Voice Economy. Sure enough, if we'd read about this year's new business trends in the late '90s, we might have thought they were pretty futuristic.

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Preventing Burnout in the Multi-generational Gig Economy

The Undercover Recruiter

Hectic schedules and long hours have become an increasingly prevalent issue across offices and the rising gig economy, with a new study from Gallup revealing 23 percent […]. Preventing Burnout in the Multi-generational Gig Economy Undercover Recruiter -.

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The UK is Falling Behind in the Global Skills Race

The Undercover Recruiter

The UK’s skills crisis is a well-documented issue – one that threatens the prosperity of our future workforce and economy. But it’s not just an issue that is solely impacting us at home.

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Boys in crisis: the decay of masculinity and how to renew it

Penelope Trunk

You could think of the economy as making vs serving : making jobs are in manufacturing, mining, and construction; serving jobs are in health care, education, and technology.

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4 Rules for Hiring From the Competition

The Undercover Recruiter

In my thirty years of helping companies hire from their competitors, I have come to believe in two truths: when the economy is either very good or very bad, the amount of lateral hiring ticks up dramatically.

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Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms. Since about 2012, there has been a rise in what is referred to as the gig or on demand economy. This current economy is an environment in which contingent positions are exploding.

Warning: Shrinking Economies Shrink Job Opportunities

Career Alley

With the country’s high unemployment rate of approximately 8%, and an economy that is still shaky, it’s important to know which industries will provide job security and which industries are dying out. Projections for 2020 estimate a loss of over 61,000 of these jobs.

STEM Education for Girls Is Good for the Economy


The WEF says that by the year 2020 there will be 7.1 The importance of educating women and girls in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) was made apparent by a study just published by The World Economic Forum (WEF).

5 'Recession-Proof' Careers

Career Realism

Bottom line: No matter the economy, people get sick or injured and need care! Teachers/College Professors The need for education is also something that never stops, regardless of the state of the economy.

2019 69

4 Myths About Job-Hunting During A Recession

Career Realism

Whenever talks about a potential recession come up, it naturally puts some people on edge. Recessions can impact careers and make the job search process a lot more complicated. However, not all hope is lost. While getting a job during a recession isn't easy, it's not impossible.

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Fintech in India- Powering a digital economy: Nasscom, KPMG release report

Imarticus Learning

Indian economy which was largely cash driven has benefitted a lot from fintech in the past few years. With such a pace, the transaction value for this sector is expected to reach 73 billion dollars by 2020. Fintech has brought banks to the pocket of a layman.

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How A Recession Could Impact Your Career

Career Realism

Any issue with the economy will impact consumers' wallets one way or another but things can become particularly painful when it impacts your livelihood.

2019 60

What Is the New “Blended” Workforce?


Meister is also the co-author of The 2020 Workplace which also well worth a read.) HR age diversity blended workforce gig economy millennialsIn a recent Forbes article about 2017 HR trends, author and futurist, Jeanne Meister, wrote about “the blended” workforce. It’s an excellent article and I highly recommend it. (Ms. Definitions Change Over Time I reflected as I read her article on how the […] Source.

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10 Surprising Statistics About the Contingent Worker and Your Contract Workforce


By 2020, estimates are that 40% of the average company’s workforce will be composed of contingent workers. (HR HR contingent contract worker freelancer worker gig economy

Why It Matters: The Minimum Wage Debate

Career Realism

There are 18 states scheduled to make adjustments to their minimum wages in 2020. However, like anything that has an impact on the economy this debate is worth keeping an eye on. The economy impacts us all, so we should all pay attention.

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Why Technology Can Never Build Recruitment Robots [TECH TUESDAY]

The Undercover Recruiter

The technology has helped develop new business models worldwide and changed our economies forever. It’s predicted that by 2020 most skilled professionals career paths will be disrupted by smart […].

The Top Four States to Start a Nursing Career

Ms. Career Girl

Projected growth through 2020: 79,000 jobs at +23%. Projected growth through 2020: 1,500 jobs at +16%. Projected growth through 2020: 20,450 +16%. Alaska has a stable economy, and in many places is not nearly as cold as you think.

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4 ‘Deal-Breakers’ You Should Throw Out of Your Hiring Rubric

Evil HR Lady

We know many of the common hiring “deal-breakers” were established for a reason, but times—and the economy—have changed. Rapid tech advancements have landed us smack in the middle of a whole new digital economy. Said new economy has created a hairy monster known as a skills gap that may leave a million tech positions unfilled by 2020. We’re in a serious hiring slump.

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Desk or Labor Jobs Here Today, Consider Them Gone Tomorrow

Competitive Resumes

Studies in recent years say 40% (or a little less) will be contractors or freelancers by 2020. Here’s Why The Freelancer Economy Is On The Rise ) It’s possible everyone will spend time at a desk at some point. Below is a Quora response I wanted to share. The original is here.

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How to Write a Personal Mission Statement


Goals such as “Operate a small business by 2020” appear to be specific, but there’s still a lot of wriggle room to make the statement ambiguous. In our rapidly changing economy, an industry that enjoys strong growth one year can quickly reach stagnation a few years later.

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Is India Heading to Its Own Credit Crisis?

Imarticus Learning

Looking at the current condition of the Indian economy further aggravated by the auto market slump, desperate attempts by the government to play poker face, a good share of scams involving the market, and an overall slowdown there is enough cause for concern.

2019 52

Why Expats Are Heading For The Tiger States

Ms. Career Girl

Economy. The combined result is that Asia accounts for 40 percent of the global economy and by 2020 is projected to deliver almost two-thirds of the world’s financial growth.

2017 153

Why Work Sucks. The Zero Creativity Zone


It’s also key to our future success in this global economy. Less suckage at work is important and leads to economic growth and an economy where jobs are added and people have money to spend. Creativity, Innovation, & Productivity at Work.

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Is Now a Good Time to Go Into Nursing?

Resume Bear

While the economy has caused many hospitals to stop hiring new nursing grads temporarily, the overall outlook for the nursing career is good. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , employment of registered nurses is expected to grow by 26% from 2010′s numbers to 2020 — which is faster than the average for all careers.

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Could Construction Offer The Perfect Career Path For You?

Ms. Career Girl

With the demand for skilled workers increasingly over the past ten years, even during periods where the economy began to decline. According to this women in construction report , by 2020 a quarter of the construction industry will be made up of women.

Can the President of the United States Create Jobs?

Careers Done Write

In any economy, a company’s number one goal is to make money; innovating, producing, and delivering products or services that people will buy do this. million jobs by 2020.

10 Interesting Facts about Artificial Intelligence

Imarticus Learning

By the dawn of 2020, it will be possible for all customer digital assistant to recognise people by face and voice. However, one thing is clear, that AI in the future will impact the internet, its citizens and economies.

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Don’t Use “Unemployed” To Describe Yourself. Here’s Why.

Career Realism

I recently recorded a new video tutorial on the 10 New Career Rules for 2020 and I can tell you one of them is that, "EVERY job is temporary." And that's in a good economy. I want to take a minute to talk about the word "unemployed."

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10 Benefits of Choosing a Career in the HVACR Field

Career Alley

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted an increase of 21% in the number of HVACR positions available by 2020. in Orlando, the HVAC industry is a necessary and diverse part of the national economy.

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In Demand: STEM-Educated Employees

Career Alley

Today’s economy presents a challenge for the United States as we strive to preserve our country’s reputation for innovation and leadership in a global economy.

2013 186

Emerging Computer Science Career Opportunities

Career Alley

For instance, US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted a 19% growth in computer science careers I in the US between 2010 and 2020, which represents about 1.8 A major in computer science and IT is quite promising in terms of career opportunities and growth.

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Why construction jobs will be sky high in 2017

Corn on the Job

This would provide a stable career path for thousands of people across the UK, and could have positive implications for many other sectors and the overall economy. There will be 100,000 additional construction jobs by 2020.

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In Demand: STEM-Educated Employees

Career Alley

Today’s economy presents a challenge for the United States as we strive to preserve our country’s reputation for innovation and leadership in a global economy.

2013 151

Top 5 Ways Employers Can Help Women Advance

Resume Bear

The study also found that 67 percent of total respondents strongly/somewhat agree with the statement, “By 2020, I expect there to be many more women in leadership positions in my company or organization.”

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LAROCQUE’s Five Recruiting Trends in 2014 #recruittrends


As the economy continues to improve, albeit slowly, and hard to fill jobs remain difficult to fill, we’ll see firms continue to focus on recruiting innovation. Current trends show the Fortune 500 workforce being 50% contingent by 2020. Recruiting Trends Week is upon us!

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Top Jobs for 2013

Resume Bear

With the economy showing steady signs of improvement, thousands of people across the country are focusing on one important New Year’s resolution: land a new job. Employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020—faster than the average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2013 160

The Best Kept Secret In The Job Market

Career Realism

The recent jobs report stated that 195,000 jobs were added to the economy in June. This is a high number, but many economists believe that based on the depressed state of the economy, we should be adding 200,000 to 300,000 per month.

2013 98

U.S. News & World Report: Registered Nurse the Best Job for 2012

Career Realism

According to John Challenger, CEO of the outplacement company Challenger, Gray & Christmas, health care has replaced manufacturing as the core of the American economy. What is the best job in America? According to U.S.

2012 108

The Self-Employment Surge and How Professionals Can Best Prepare

Water Cooler Wisdom

One in two American workers are projected to be self-employed by 2020, according to MBO Partners. While the shifting economy has surely pushed some people into independent work, many have chosen it. As independence is becoming more desired in today’s economy, professionals need to stand out by building strong networks in their communities and being visible to local employers that use contract work,” says Gene Zaino, president and CEO, MBO Partners.

2014 61

Retraining In America’s Workforce

Career Realism

More specifically, the global environmental goods and services sector is said to double by the year 2020 and will become a $2.7 It would provide more stimulation to the economy because the energy sector would be thriving and would be producing a higher level of demand on a regular basis.

5 Nonprofits Changing The World

Career Realism

economy. In that same vein, the WWF’s most important goal is to conserve 15 of the Earth’s most ecologically important regions by 2020. In recent years, the nonprofit sector has been one of the few highlights in the U.S.

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