Slaving over your resume to land a new job? You may be focusing too much on the wrong thing. Recent trends are pointing to changes in the job market – and if you can meet some of these new hiring standards, experts say, you’ll be high in demand.
First, if you think it’s better to be good at 10 things instead of amazing at just one, think again. According to researchers at MBO Partners, employers will be more focused on hiring experts and highly skilled workers in 2012. In other words, niche will be necessary.
“I think it’s going to be a lot harder to get a great job if you’re too much of a generalist,” says certified career coach and job interview specialist, Pamela Skillings. “Employers are really looking for someone to be that go-to expert, that authority on the job.”
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