There are limitless options available to the workforce today when it comes to career choices. As such, many experts have hailed this as the age of the endless job search. In order to be prepared to continuously be looking for the next stop in our careers, we need to hone some skills. There are certain abilities that make us more desirable to prospective employers, so those should be our focus when we work on advancing our skills. Communication, prioritization, and organization are a few that most pinpoint when thinking about what employers will look for, but goal management and networking are equally as important and often forgotten. It’s best to work on these skills in our everyday lives so that they are second nature when we go looking for that next career opportunity.
Reflect on these key points:
- 1Keep your eyes on the end goal by using organization and prioritization
- 2Communicate effectively and strategically to build your relationships within your career network
- 3Have an open-mind to new ideas and possible physical moves
“The question becomes, do people have the skills to support “continuous job search”?”