Job life consumes one big chunk of time in an individual’s life. This is that period of time where one enters, grows, makes a living to support family & earns respect & leaves an impact for the next generation. But not everyone goes through the same status, dignity, success & enrichment in job life. For some, it is crucial to continue & sustain because of personal or familial bindings, for others, it is important to maintain the supreme image in the profession more than anything else. Nobody takes a responsibility to be a failure still some people go through a rough time in job life when they almost get the vibe of losing it, losing the reputation, source of secure income & dignity due to either incapability or being stuck to a position.
Let’s see how this condition can be changed & let’s highlight some effective strategies that can save & strengthen the security of the job holders.
Top 5 Strategies to Strengthen Your Position in Job Life
1. Be a Pro in Related Discipline
This one rule can save you big time. No matter which discipline you contribute to or have studied from, there is development happening every year to it. So be the well versed one, updated one on your field of expertise. If you can prove your mettle to your departmental head or seniors or employers, definitely you hold a good chance to be retained & succeed with a striking prospect. For this, you will need to research & get updated with contemporary news & development through related websites & blogs.
Through determination and self-focus and discipline, you can accomplish anything. Kimberly Guilfoyle
2. Making Liaison with Other Industry
One job holder must not limit his or her own skills & area of operation to one particular industry only. Sometimes, situations could go against in the organization or in the industry where you are working, so if you think that I am only for this organization or this industry at large & this is where I have to exist then it is big wrong thinking. If you are expert in any area, try to reach out to larger people. Get connected with resource persons of different industry where you know you can contribute. By doing this you are actually increasing & securing your prospect of job life which implies that if running or attached organization fails to fulfill your need or if someday it tries to terminate your job contract, you will have other secure places to move into.
Career diversification ain’t a bad thing. Vin Diesel
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3. Broaden Your Vision
After entering into an organization, you must develop a vision with time, what actually you want to achieve by working for the rest of the time in your life. Then you should proceed accordingly. Many of the incumbents fail to nurture a vision about this & end up being a confused & depressed person in job life. The plus side of having a vision is that you will know what you want to achieve & how you want to accomplish that. When you have a vision for example – to be a Human Resource Manager, you will be sincere about every step from the very beginning of your job life which is supposed to start being a Human Resource Executive. Your vision will guide you so much so that your organization will never have any reason to identify you as a weak performer as you will always be prompt with a continuous learning attitude.
Without vision, even the most focused passion is a battery without a device. Ken Auletta
4. Keep Regular Contact with Human Resource (HR) Department
HR dept. is the one department that tracks record of every employee. So by maintaining a sincere with the HR dept. one can easily get to know about the thoughts of the organization about the employees & if there is any major change coming to affect the working process or not.
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard. Anne Spencer
5. Lead the Process
Organizations always prefer those employees who show initiatives that bring new business & profits. So this is one strategy that will always work for everyone regardless of attachment to any particular dept. Not each year brings equal opportunities for organizations, sometimes there is a dearth of growth. At that time, if you can come up with innovative ideas & projected good result to save the business of the company, you will always be given due credit & recognized with high regards.
Leading by example is the most powerful advice you can give to anybody. N. R. Narayana Murthy
So, these are some effective strategies that have the merit to make the job life secure. Each person has the talent & is a source of immense possibility; one just needs to prove it to enjoy a satisfied & impactful job life.
Author: Abu Md. Abdullah
Faculty of Business Administration
Eastern University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.