I’ve written many articles and blogs about how the definition of work and the meaning of a career has changed. In the past differences have been targeted at age demographics and/or generations. But today the new paradigms are pervasive and affect workers and employers regardless of age, generation, or geography.
Below is a table highly the old verses new paradigms about work and careers.
|Job Security||…||Employability Security|
|Longitudinal Career Paths||…||Alternate Career Paths|
|Job/Person Fit||…||Person/Organization Fit|
|Organizational Loyalty||…||Job/Task Loyalty|
|Career Success||…||Work/Family Balance|
|Academic Degree||…||Continuous Relearning|
|Full-Time Employment||Contract Employment|
|Single Jobs/Careers||…||Multiple Jobs/Careers|
|Change in jobs based on fear||…||Change in jobs based on growth|
|Promotion tenure based||…||Promotion performance based|