• Top Tips on Keeping your Job 18 February 2015 | View comments

  • Stirling Careers Consultancy details below some top tips on helping you keep your job in a competitive market place. Whether you like your new job or see it as a means to an end it is important to stay fully focussed.

    Stirling Careers Consultancy believes that having secured your new job it is important to have strategies in place to make sure you keep it.   One of the most important things is to understand what your objectives are and pass your probationary period.

    • Do your job to the best of your ability
    • Keep your boss informed of your activities
    • Volunteer for new projects
    • Keep on maintaining and updating current skills and qualifications
    • Continue networking within and outside the organisation
    • Keep an open mind
    • Become indispensable
    • Have a back up plan in case your employer is in trouble
    • Look at ways to develop your own brand
    • Develop a positive approach and "can do" attitude

     

    Final thoughts on keeping your job

    • Be on time and be flexible
    • Be a team player
    • Work hard
    • Avoid criticising your boss

    Remember the key is to understand/agree what your objectives are and pass your probationary period.

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