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How to stay marketable
Upgrade your skills
Keeping your skills fresh, current and relevant is the best way to stay marketable. Align your skillset with your company’s plans, as well as those of potential employers.
Identify any gaps that need addressing to position yourself as a highly valuable employee. Focusing on developing your transferable skills (in leadership, communication, or technology for example) is a smart investment should you need to diversify your career in the future.
Expand your learning
Refresh your resume
Expand your network
- Make a commitment to continually expand your skills and knowledge to compete in different market contexts
- Keep a strong competitive edge in your current organisation through upgrading your skills in line with internal demands and the evolving job market
- Nurture professional relationships and spend time to refresh your resume every few months to be ready when new opportunities arise