Most career management sites simply tell you how to build your resume, find a new job, and maybe give you some tips on interviewing. Yet, the career management practice is much more than simplified resume writing. Career management is everything from doing well in your job right now to strategically determining the best industry to be in the next five years. Outside of your specific job skills for your work (knowing how to program Java…), what are the skills you need for career management?
Let’s create a good list of what skills you need to know to protect and enhance your career:
None of this addresses the skills you have to do your work, of course. That will vary with every individual. But being skilled in the topics on this list will translate to you being a more effective employee and enhancing your career.
What others have I missed?