Careers of the future

Five ways career expectations are evolving – and how you can adapt your organisation to meet them

Dirk Buyens

By Dirk Buyens

Professor of Human Resources Management

09 June 2020

Vlerick’s Centre for Excellence in Strategic Talent Management has identified five career trends that have changed dramatically over the fast few decades.

Careers of the future

Key insights

  1. Trend One: From company loyalty to career loyalty
  2. Trend Two: From climbing the ladder to zigzagging across functions
  3. Trend Three: From salaried employees to a contingent workforce
  4. Trend Four: From linear to transitional careers
  5. Trend Five: From working for money to working for a purpose

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