Career experts often offer great advice for spiffing up your resume, searching for open jobs online, and more effectively applying for these positions. As we discovered researching new book Make Change Work for You: 10 Ways to Future-Proof Yourself, Fearlessly Innovate and Succeed Despite Uncertainty though, what they won’t often offer is a heads-up that today’s job market has completely changed, as has the fundamental skill set needed to succeed in the modern workplace. That’s OK, though – we’ve got you covered, as you’ll find in the below video, courtesy of our friends at nationally-syndicated TV series The Daily Buzz.
In the video, we offer a counterpoint to most career experts’ advice, explaining how you can get ahead in today’s workplace by being more strategic, more deliberate, and yet also more courageous and willing to take smart risks. It’s a position whose fundamentals we recently echoed in a clip on climbing the new corporate ladder for Southwest airlines’ in-flight magazine, which presents some added hints and tips on how to succeed in a world of ongoing change and disruption. As you may have noticed, today’s business landscape is completely different than that which job seekers’ once confronted – naturally, it’s our opinion hat systems for ongoing advancement must change as well.
As you’ll see in the clip, there’s much to be said for purposefully charting you own career path, and much to be said for learning to play parkour in it, and find ways to create opportunities that you can springboard between as well. A quick view, it provides some useful insights into how to go about designing your own path to success, and creating your own job security. Be sure to check it out, and let us know what you think in the comments section below – whether you’re just beginning your career or looking to sart a second act, it’s sure to prove an entertaining view.