Staying marketable is about making yourself indispensible to your current employer or irresistible to a prospective one. It is a commitment to continually expanding your skills and knowledge in order to stay current, competitive and in a strong position to progress your career.
Improve your skills
Keeping your skills fresh, current and relevant is the best way to stay marketable. Align your skill set with your current employer’s plans, as well as those of potential employers. Identify any gaps that need addressing to position yourself as a highly valuable employee. Focusing on developing your transferable skills (in leadership, communication, or technology for example) is a smart investment should you need to diversify your career in the future.
Commit to professional development
Continual learning illustrates your commitment to