Taking charge of your career path: A future trend of the workforce

Taking charge of your career path: A future trend of the workforce

Cara DiMattina and Lisa-Anne Ferris
Mar 2013
Techniques Magazine

One workforce trend on the horizon is the shift from a collective sense of work to a more individualistic meaning of work. What does this shift mean for CTE students? What unique role does CTE play in preparing students for future employment?

Workplace trends portray relevant information regarding the present and future of the workforce and its members. These trends signify changes within the workplace regarding performance, retention, satisfaction and many other areas that affect the individual employee, as well as the organization and industry as a whole. Trends can be seen in statistical reports and observations, as well as in conversations between educational institutions and business and industry.

Presently, one of the trends the workforce is experiencing today is the shift from a collective sense of work to a more individualistic meaning of work that diminishes much of the relationship between an employee and their organization.

DiMattina, C., & Ferris, L. A. (2013). Taking charge of your career path: A future trend of the workforce. Techniques Magazine, 88(3).