Ever had the idea, need or felt the force of changing your career? Most people have, but can’t find the right time, and courage, to jump ship and make the switch to something different. Sad.
In today’s competitive job market we all have been told “be an expert in what you do” and don’t ruin your career with patchwork. Patchwork in the sense of doing too much or having worked to many different jobs and industries. The common opinion with companies, recruiters, HR and other folks involved in hiring is, you can’t be good in all of it. They claim they need experts. The result of such practices you can find in the quote below.
“A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have”.
-Steve Jobs- Continue reading
Post-financial crisis, investment banks are looking for employees with softer skills, like client empathy: http://t.co/8lfqFmp59z — Financial Times (@FT) June 24, 2013