Staying On Top: How to Keep Your Work Up-To-Date
No matter how well the economy is doing, if you’re in the job market and looking for a job, it’s never easy for any prospective employee to find his or her perfect job. Your education should be topnotch. You need to have the perfect skills. Your resume should have all the right past work experiences. But sometimes the perfect education and the right skills doesn’t necessarily guarantee you will get hired. That’s why having a killer interview is important but sometimes even a great interview won’t get you a callback. Being a skilled and intelligent employee requires a revolving door of self-improvement. Here are four recommendations we think you should do in order to stay ahead of the pack in the job market.
1. Refresh the skills you already have
Make sure you have a working knowledge of the latest news, trends and product information within your particular field. Taking the initiative to continuously refine your skill sets will put you in high demand with any employer.
2. Reevaluate to coworker skills
Personal attributes help you work better with others. Employers want to be sure that their workers can work well with one another. Increasing the time you spend with friends and stay up-to-date with the news and pop culture bring about a good conversation in the office space and provides healthy dialogue amongst coworkers; which employers love.
3. Focus on your transferable skills
Transferable skills are defined by having the ability to lead, motivate, time manage, proper communication, listening and so on.
4. Don’t be afraid to attend career service companies. Some of these companies offer free workshops, opens the door to advance your networking.