The world of work is changing fast, leaving a wake of frightening uncertainty that’s especially daunting for those of you early in your careers. We’re facing an unemployment rate of more than 7%, an online landscape that turns simple daily actions into permanent reputations, and a world so fast-paced that the next in-demand skill may not even exist yet. How can you help yourself stand out?
Two words: skills development.
In a column published today for Inc., oDesk VP of International & Enterprise Matt Cooper discusses how to improve your skills, in light of the newly released book by Millennial Branding founder Dan Schawbel called Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success. Matt also outlines 5 steps to becoming more marketable by bolstering your current skills and developing new ones.
To read Matt’s five tips, check out his full article here.