How to Guarantee Your Employability Over the Coming Decades

By |September 9th, 2013|Leadership, Qualifications, School of Business, School of Civil, Construction, Mining, School of Corporate Governance, School of Leadership, School of Local Goverment, School of Management, School of Online, Distance, Schools, Soft Skills, Workshops|

As managers continue to speculate about the challenges, opportunities, and uncertainties associated with the new millennium, thriving and surviving—even remaining relevant— will become a major concern for many. Maintaining your employability will continue to be an ongoing challenge—and it will be your responsibility. To prepare yourself for the uncertain times ahead, consider the following advice...   Try to understand what’s coming. You’ll have more control over your future if you stay at the cutting edge. Read all you can. Speak with others. Reflect. But be aware of emerging trends—such as these:  Managers are likely to change their jobs several times during their careers. Technology will eliminate old jobs and create new ones. Computers and machines will become smarter—and people will need to do the same. Staff will have more flexible working arrangements. Companies will become ‘virtual’ through outsourcing, telecommuting, and staff working at home. Those who cannot adapt to new [...]