One of the secrets to your career success is learning how to be indispensable.
What is it that people who seem indispensable have? Confidence? The ability to talk about outcomes? Are they fixers and doers? Can they build relationships? Are they life-long-learners? Maybe it’s a little of all of these.
This weekly roundup has articles to help you with your career mindset, use LinkedIn for a secret job search, trends to help you learn what’s happening in today’s workforce, and how to overcome the stigma of being old.
How To Become Indispensable At Work This Year
by Gwen Moran | Fast Company
I would love to see more employees take on some of these! Not only would you like your job better, you will make your manager’s job easier! Show you are indispensable and if you can’t do any of these, maybe you’re in the wrong job, company or work for the wrong boss!
Managing Your LinkedIn Settings for a Stealth Job Search
by Ed Han | Job-Hunt.org
Everyone should be looking for their next opportunity. But you don’t want your manager to find out so follow these tips to keep your job search in stealth-mode.
Over 50: Beating the “Too Old” Bias, Being Visibly Up-to-Date
by Phyllis Mufson | Job-Hunt.org
This post is filled with advice on how to overcome age bias! Don’t let employers weed you out because they think you are old!
15 Mind-Blowing Stats About The Future Of Work
by Giselle Abramovich | CMO.com (by Adobe)
Skim through these stats to get a glimpse of what’s trending and what’s coming up!
Study: What It’s Like to Interview at Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft
Many people say they want to work at one of these companies…the reality is, they don’t make it through the interview process. Here’s help!
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.