Are you comfortable in your current position?
Paul Copcutt’s “Just My Toonies Worth”, What’s your next job in the tech sector?, gives the facts on why you should not get comfortable in any position stating, “In some areas of products and services the technology sector is booming, in others it is going…..going….gone – FAST.”
Paul elaborates on 3 important tips to consider in your career regardless of the industry:
1. Never settle for what you have.
2. Remain flexible and open to new ways of doing things.
3. Cut bait and run.
If you’re still feeling comfortable in your current position you may already be aware of the following forecasts:
90 Million Workers Won’t Be Needed By 2020, Study Says, Bonnie Kavoussi, The Huffington Post
Employment Projections: 2010-2020 Summary US, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employment projections: Where the jobs will (and won’t) be over the next decade Workopolis, Statscan
Canada’s Best Jobs 2012 Canadian Business
Whether you are employed in a growing or a declining industry, maintaining an up-to-date, professional resume will ensure you are always prepared for whatever tomorrow brings!