Answer me this right now: what two job skills are you missing to get the next job you want?
Can you answer that question right now? If you can – great, you are thinking ahead about your next position, tough times or not.
If you can’t answer that question, it is time to get an inventory of your job skills and know what skills you need for your next position. Or, to be fair, to improve the skills for your current position.
Let’s face it: these are tough times in the job market. Yet, with all the changes at work, those who want to improve their skills can take advantage of the chaos to get what they need to take the next step in their career. But the first step is to get an inventory of your current skills.
Where can you build your skill set inventory?
Doing a job inventory is the first step to know what you need to do to get ready for the next position in your career path. Indeed, in the ugliness of the current recession, Cubicle Warriors are still improving their skills to make them even more employable. It is one part of what makes them Cubicle Warriors.
What job skills do you need to add to your portfolio?