Are you actively developing the skills — both specialized technical and soft skills — RELEVANT for the rapidly evolving job market?

The skill set you established years ago is unlikely to help you progress professionally and increase your earning abilities. In addition to specialized technical skills for working with new technologies, individuals are expected to possess soft skills essential for collaboration and interacting effectively with others.

As companies accelerate the adoption new technologies in order to counter the negative financial impact arising from across-the-board input cost inflation — in particular, wage expenses — companies are increasingly emphasize on skills-based approach in assessing candidates’ potential. Candidates must posses the traits that make them a good fit for the organization now, and successful in the future as the organization develops.

When you start getting stable, that is when you should start feeling insecure simply because you are stagnant, and everyone else is changing!