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Three Ways to Improve Your Job Security in 2024

Does the job market feel unstable lately? There’s no denying these last few years have been extremely volatile in the job market, resulting in many ups and downs for both employers and workers alike. If job security is top of mind for you this year, there are many ways to elevate your status in your current workplace while setting yourself up for a prosperous future in another role. As you set new career goals, be sure to follow these three tips for improving your job security in 2024:

Invest in your professional development.

Professionals who invest in their professional development always have an edge in the competition. There are many ways to grow your knowledge and expand your skills, such as taking continuing education courses, attending industry conferences, and participating in onsite training and development programs at your workplace. Identifying initiatives that allow you to learn while enhancing your qualifications will keep you competitive in your field and help you build the confidence to take your career to the next level.

Request a performance review.

To prove your value in your workplace, it’s important to acquire feedback and constructive criticism from your manager. If it’s been a long time since your last review (or you haven’t yet had one), it may be time to request a meeting. In addition to learning how you can improve your performance, inquiring about a review will show a commitment to your willingness to grow and evolve in the company. This can have a monumental impact on how you’re perceived by upper management, positioning you as an employee who’s driven to succeed and reach your greatest potential.

Build and maintain relationships.

Even if you’re comfortably employed, it’s still essential to keep building and maintaining relationships with individuals at your company, as well as others in your industry. Expanding your network will allow you to access new job openings, as well as become acclimated to other potential employers as a passive job seeker. Exhibiting strong interpersonal skills is integral to your ability to forge strong, positive relationships that result in more opportunities to take on greater responsibilities and earn higher pay.

As you put these practices into action, you’ll gradually feel the impact of your efforts on every aspect of your career – from excelling more in your current job to securing promotions and landing new job prospects!

If you’re ready for a fresh start, get in touch with HH Staffing and start browsing our many exciting employment job openings!

Until Next Time,

Your Staffing Partner, Darrin Rohr- President, CEO, and Chief Servant

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Current owner of HH Staffing and Former Chief HR Officer for several successful Multinational Fortune 500 Companies. Brings a fresh perspective from decades of experience creating Great Workplace Cultures by building high-performance teams while leading and managing people from all different backgrounds. HH Staffing is headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, and is uniquely positioned to serve both local and national clients.