Let’s face it: Society as we know it is just about over.
It’s time we accepted that whatever’s on the other side of this worldwide financial crisis will look very different from today’s landscape. And it’s time we adjusted our expectations accordingly. There may still be a few conservatives out there crowing, “If they really want to work, there’s always jobs flipping burgers!” But that’s not really true anymore — those positions have all been filled by humanities majors and former Borders employees, and the chains are going out of business anyway.
But don’t fret, professionals: You don’t have to leave your industry. You will, however, have to adjust your perspective on what kinds of positions are going to be available after The Fall. Welcome to the New Global Economy!