Employed for Life: 21st-Century Career Trends is the first book to explore career development from the viewpoints of firm managers, HR professionals, recruiters, job seekers, and employees. It examines such topics as new developments in recruiting and career development; the ways social, cultural, and technological forces have changed careers; and best practices for job hunting and career planning. The authors use primary and secondary research to provide insight on how the nature of work has changed and what that means for individuals' career plans. Employed for Life shares career advice from recruiters and HR professionals and provides a framework that readers can use to ensure lifelong employment. Some of the questions answered in this book include: How are the new demographics of the United States changing the way we work? How will longevity impact career planning? Is technology creating more jobs than it destroys? What are HR professionals doing to address talent management in the 21st century? What insights can recruiters provide to help employees navigate a dynamic marketplace? How are employees finding work in a difficult job market? How can individuals plan for a career that could last 50 years or longer?