Job market is working very smartly. It has changed in big way from long term to short term benefits. My friend has stable job in IT Company and he got sudden jump to big company for project based assignment. He was hired on consultant role and on role of different company. Company wants him for short term at high pay. Risk is high but tempting.
News is flowing to you with speed. New mediums are there as mobile net, TV, newspapers and other digital media. Communication had seen revolutionary changes in last decade. It is good for science and technology but it is hampering productivity of people.
Schools are changing. Gadgets are getting used more than books. Interactive learning is overtaking classroom training. Information is easily available to kids on internet. I-pads and I-phones are easily available and information is also accessible. Converting information for productive use is most difficult task.
Transition is about people engagement. Solutioning and transitioning process in shared service needs emotional alignment. People are very curious while any centralization or decentralization activity. Answering their questions about future needs skill. Changes are always difficult. People feel fearful when pulled out of their comfort zone. It is more if locational changes are involved.
Currently organizations are working on UJR (Unique job role) concept which divides organization in 3-4 layers of strategy, lead, manager, and member. Employees are curious to their category as pay band is linked to these UJRs. It is interesting concept developed by modern age consultants. Many employees are not happy on putting different categories on them.