In today’s uncertain economy, no one can afford stagnant job skills. No matter how secure you might feel in your job, you—like all our nation’s workers—are vulnerable. Professionals in auto dealerships, banks, and home construction have seen jobs, profits, and businesses crumble in a surprisingly short time. Could job loss happen to you? Absolutely. Examples are everywhere. In 2009, with close to 15% unemployment (with all age groups combined), we are seeing the highest level of unemployment since World War II.
What are you doing to survive the economic “death spiral?” What are you doing to prepare for the next job-related challenge that is looming on your horizon?