The Obama Administration must surely have a fresh migraine, now that a new jobs report shows the economy added a paltry 69,000 gigs in April.
The news is not good- there is no way to put lipstick on this pig. Perception is voter reality, this we know.
I’m not assigning blame here; that’s a job for someone else. I care not for partisan whining, and I won’t do it.
But in the midst of this long, slow economic slog, there is one “fact” that is worth noting. There are a lot of jobs that go unfilled because there is a talent shortage in this country.
Read this gem from the Huffington Post and ask yourself if your talents and strengths fit the bill in these job categories employers would love to hire you for.
Consider your future over brunch this weekend; it might be time to make a play.
John Scott is the National Online Learning Coordinator and a media history professor at the School of Multimedia Communications, Academy of Art University, San Francisco. He also counsels clients and groups on the art of reinvention. Follow John on Twitter @johnscottsf.