How To Future-Proof Your Career (Infographic)
We can all feel anxious about what the future might bring. You never know what might happen to the sector you work in or the economy in general. You can try to do some things that will help to secure your future, even if they aren’t a guarantee that you can keep your job forever.
- Grow Your Desirable Skills
The more desirable your skills are, the easier it will be to find and keep work. If you have skills that are in demand but that fewer people possess, employers will be more likely to hire you and reluctant to let you go. Find out what the most useful skills in your industry are and where the skills gaps are.
- Consider Working Alone
Going freelance can be a good idea for some people if they want to secure their career. Instead of being reliant on one employer at a time, it would be up to you to find your clients. It can offer a lot more flexibility, particularly when many businesses are moving to more remote models.
- Move With Change
Change can be scary, but you ignore it at your peril. Even if you might like things to stay the same, you have to be able to adapt when things are different.
- Go Back to School
Furthering your education can be very helpful if you look around you and realize that your skillset isn’t as unique as it once was. A master’s degree can teach you what you need to know to go further and create a future-proof career.
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