By The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — There’s a new crop of young professionals taking on the corporate world.
And they are using technology to their advantage.
The new generation of communications managers is increasingly used to working from home.
They can use smartphones to collaborate and share their work.
They are also more tech savvy, and they can learn how to build their own websites and apps.
They are in the middle of a shift in how the American workforce is organized.
Companies are changing their way of thinking about their employees, the role they play and the kinds of tasks they have to accomplish.
That shift is taking place in many industries, including communications, technology and finance.
The trend is growing as companies are cutting back on hours and laying off employees to prepare for the effects of the financial crisis.
And the job is not always a stable one.
Many communications workers in recent years have experienced job insecurity, poor performance and poor morale.
They also are in some cases taking on jobs they were never meant to do.
The new generation is finding themselves in the same predicament as the generation that helped set off the recession, when they were expected to take on increasingly challenging jobs and become more self-sufficient in their own ways.
In communications, there is a shift away from the traditional role of a traditional secretary.
Instead, many of these communications workers are managing content and getting paid to do it.
They often are not the type of people who would have been expected to handle all the complicated tasks that have long been associated with managing digital platforms.
For many, it’s a dream job.
They see themselves as experts in how to get more information out to consumers, engage with audiences and connect with audiences in ways that are valuable and relevant.
They have been asked to help build apps and websites for businesses, governments and individuals.
They have learned how to use social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to connect with consumers.
They learn how much time they have and how much they are paid for their work, the benefits they receive from those benefits and how they can use them to get out the word.
For some, they have come to believe that the job has become too complex for them, and that the work is too demanding and takes too long.
The work is difficult, they say, and their schedules are not flexible enough to accommodate their needs.
They say they do not like the job and feel it is not fulfilling.
Some of the new communication managers are young, educated and have little experience with traditional job roles.
They do not have the education, networking skills or experience to handle some of the challenges they face.
They also may not have a lot of experience in the technology space, and it is difficult to find the right skillset in the field.
Others may not know how to program, or they are not fluent in that area.
Some have difficulty understanding what they are talking about on a smartphone or in the job postings.
There is a growing number of new communications managers who are learning how to handle their jobs in ways not typically associated with a top executive.
They come from a variety of backgrounds, including journalism, finance and public relations.
Some are young.
Some do not even have a college degree.
Many have come from less-established backgrounds, from college or vocational schools.
They speak a language they don’t understand, are fluent in a language that many of their colleagues speak but do not know, and are not native speakers.
They struggle to get along with others and sometimes may have difficulty connecting with colleagues.
They do not always see themselves working for a company they are passionate about and whose culture they respect.
Some are taking on roles that they may not want or need, and others are trying to make money.
The changes have created a new kind of workplace for some, and an opportunity for others.
The shift in roles has been gradual, and some people say it’s happening faster than many expected.
But some of those who are changing roles say they have been given a lot more to do, and often have not been asked for their input.
One senior communications manager, who requested anonymity to avoid any political backlash, said she had been asked by her bosses to work with a digital team.
She said she didn’t get the chance to participate in any of the development of the apps or websites that her company was developing.
She also said her colleagues did not feel comfortable taking her on as a full-time leader.
When her colleagues started working on the apps, she said, she felt overwhelmed.
She said she was asked to work for a team, which meant she had to work on a small team.
She was asked not to speak to people who might have information that might be useful to her.
She never got the chance even to meet the person who would be her team leader, and her boss did not ask her to be part of the team.
That has not stopped some from wanting to work in communications.
Some say the jobs they want are being eliminated or they don the role because they do