President & CEO
Lainie Bennett is President and CEO of Millennium Personnel Corp., an independently owned and operated boutique administrative employment agency.
With every day that goes by, today’s job market becomes increasingly competitive. With its ever-changing ways, it has become top priority for you to be flexible with employment. Being adaptable will increase your changes in landing a job. Open yourself up to the idea and you will see how being flexible with employment will broaden your horizons and open doors to more opportunities.
Employers value employees who are willing to adapt to change. Consequently, they are more likely to hire those they interview who express their ability to adjust to operational changes in the workplace. Additionally, when you are flexible, you are willing to adapt to different roles of a business. This adaptability, in turn, expands your chances of landing work. You are not pigeonholing yourself into one role yet opening yourself up different career options.
Furthermore, having a flexible and adaptable mindset allows you to successfully handle all unforeseen issues that come your way. You can alter your thought processes and actions almost immediately to prepare and overcome the unexpected. To an employer, this translates into you being a candidate who can manage ad hoc tasks and challenges, a trait that is sought after in an employee.
When you are too scared or too stubborn to diverge from what is your norm, you end up closing yourself to new opportunities and experiences. Being flexible with employment allows you to encounter new pursuits of which you were unaware. So, for your benefit, please remember to keep your options open! Do not limit your job prospects just because you are not open to change or to trying something new. You never know what lies ahead!
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