Is any job safe? As someone who has been both an employee and employer I have been on both sides of the fence. In 2020, I turn 66, and still actively working, building 4 online businesses. I have spent my working life in sales. It is a great career and if you are successful, as I was, it brings great rewards.
One lesson from my career I would pass on to a salesperson: Take the risk and build a business with your own money. You learn so much that will help you be a better salesperson, a better business person!
Back to Future of Work. Nice infographic brought to my attention. Two things stand out for me.
- Learning and Innovation. What are you doing, on your own time and money for your continuing learning? Nothing? See 3 in the infographic and think about your future.
- Employee experience. What is really pleasing to read is the focus on individual need and wellbeing. Ask yourself, what are you doing to address your own wellbeing? In a tough job market, looking after your physical and mental wellbeing may the difference between a job offer and ‘we’re sorry to let you know’.
Sorry for the quality of the image, go to source below.
Source and credit for infographic https://www.visualcapitalist.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Five-Business-Priorities-for-the-Future-of-Work-1200px.jpg