Five Strategies To Improve Your Career Prospects In 2013

The job market is tight and it seems the going will continue to be tough for some more time. Try different things, whether it is a project or venturing into new territories. “Get out of your comfort zone, and your old job will look interesting and exciting. It might lead to newer opportunities outside the organisation too,” says K Sudarshan, managing partner, India & regional VP, Asia, EMA Partners International.

Be Flexible

“For leaders, it is about building a structure, which responds to the market scenario quickly when new policies are announced. As individuals, you need to be ready to lap up the next big break,” says Anita Belani, former country manager, Russell Reynolds Associates India.


It will help you expand your knowledge and improve your prospects. “Opportunities can come from anyone and anywhere,” says Belani

Stand by your decision

If you have decided to leave, have the conviction to go ahead with it. If you don’t, whatever the reason, it will come back to haunt you.

Always be prepared

If you have decided to change jobs, do your homework well. It may seem like a cliche, but employees often arrive at the interview table without the slightest idea about the company they intend to join.

(Source: Article from Economic Times)

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