Sept. 24, 2018 - By The Associated Press (thestar.com)

The “gig” economy might not be the new frontier for North America’s workforce after all..

From Uber to TaskRabbit to YourMechanic, so-called gig work has been widely seen as ideal for people who want the flexibility and independence that traditional jobs don’t offer.

Nov, 2017 - By Heather Claridge, Founder and CEO of FUSE Careers, ContactPoint.ca

Help new graduates tap into the hidden job market with the best tool at their disposal – the information interview

Career professionals know that 70-80% of jobs are found through networking. This skill is particularly critical for new graduates and early-stage career professionals yet it is something that they typically don’t think about in school. Many young adults mistakenly believe that networking is something that is done once they have launched their careers but nothing could be further from the truth. A strong network allows them to stand out in a crowd of applicants with similar skills and experience levels. It also allows them to tap into the hidden job market. Here are four important tips to help young adults network like a pro:

Flexible scheduling and open feedback loops build trust with incoming employees. Companies shouldn't be surprised if older workers appreciate those changes, too.

Source: entrepreneur.com

Generation Z encompasses more than one-quarter of America’s population, making this cohort larger than baby boomers or millennials. Gen Z is entering the workplace in waves, and its members come with their own set of values, preferences and abilities.

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