In the past couple of years, we’ve seen more and more newspaper headlines reporting employee retrenchments, business mergers, and acquisitions. Government changes, new policy creations, and even the natural evolution of trade and industry may force companies to adjust their goals and operations in order to remain profitable. They may need to extinguish or create new teams, or modify what they require from their employees.
What this means is that we’re compelled to constantly update and sharpen our skills – either to stay valuable to the company, or to remain relevant to the job market.
So how do you increase your value at work and to future-proof your career? Here are some tips for staying at the top of your game.