USA today recently reported that people are changing jobs an average of nine times before the age of 32. Nine times! The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports average tenure on a job of 4.6 years. Futurists predict the average to drop to 3.8, maybe even 3.5 years, by 2010. Whether you see this is as good news or bad news all depends on your particular experiences and expectations of work.
EVENT: Movers and Shakers Breakfast Series
DATE: July 21, 2006
TIMES: 8:00 – 9:30 amLOCATION: DU School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM), 2101 S University Blvd,
Denver, Colorado (Building with the red dome)
DIRECTIONS: Click here for map
PARKING: Guests can park on the street (either Iliff or High Street), there is metered parking or there is visitor parking available in the Newman Center garage.WEBSITE: http://www.davinciinstitute.com/page.php?ID=140
PRODUCED BY: The DaVinci Institute and the University of Denver’s Daniels College of BusinessTOPIC: "Re-Inventing Work"
- Brad Krinhop – Senior Vice President of Operations, Alpine Access Corporation
- Steve Meyer – CEO and Founder of Mainstreet Pedicab
- Dr. Jaclyn Kostner – Bridge the Distance and Best Selling AuthorMODERATOR:
- Rob Reuteman – Business Editor of the Rocky Mountain NewsCOST: $49 – ($10 discount for DaVinci Institute Members) – Register here.So what have we learned here?For starters, we learned that lifetime employment in one organization was not a viable career goal — that if we defined career success as having a traditional job, moving up to positions of power and authority, salary and status, we were destined for trouble. We found out that job security demands secure employment, of which there was, and continues to be, very little. We learned that our security has to reside in ourselves.Second, we gained a resilience to change, or so it would seem. The relentless impact of technology combined with global competition to forge a new economy with promising new jobs and emerging career options. Who knew? While some jobs disappeared, new ones quickly filled their place. Greater efficiency enabled more flexible work options — telecommuting, flextime and contracting provided alternatives to the 9-to-5 scenario.And third, we started to like this new economy. Looking ahead suddenly got more exciting. We invite you to join us for an exciting look at the changing world of work and the emerging forces at play.