Networking to keep afloat
Long gone are the days of a ‘job for life’, with more and more working professionals experiencing the Challenge of (and the opportunity provided by) being made redundant. With pension provision becoming ever more financially demanding, we are all likely to have to work until we are older; yet few companies have a great track record in hiring new (and even retaining existing) employees in their 50’s and 60’s.
So what can individuals do to ensure that they get considered for all the right roles or to build a new career as a ‘freelance professional’ with multiple sources of income from a varied series of activities? How can people ensure they do the best job they can so that when the next round of ‘efficiencies’ are made, they survive?