Security in an Insecure Economy
[adapted from recruitersconnection.com]
With companies facing lay-offs, mergers, and cut-backs, it is more important than ever to understand the importance of job retention. In order to keep your job, you may have to provide management with reasons as to why they should keep you as an employee.
Go above and beyond.
When you do what is expected of you, your direct supervisor will notice. When you do more than what is expected, upper management will notice. Your work will not only get noticed, but it could also lead you to a promotion or a raise. One small step for you; one giant leap for your career.
Leave politics to the politicians.
Many people believe that politics will get you to the top of the corporate ladder. The truth is that most people don’t get promoted by playing the political game but rather by demonstrating consistent hard work and talent. Gossip almost always comes back to kick you. Walk away.
Master your current position.
Whether this accomplishment involves a certain skill, a certain personality trait, or even willingness to learn new skills, these will all have a positive impact on retaining your current position.
You should always dress appropriately for the environment in which you work. Look presentable, as appearance counts whenever management evaluates employees.
Overall, be aware of ways to consistently remind management that you are an asset to the company, building confidence that you will remain gainfully employed.
Article topics:job search
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