The Best Ways to Enhance Your Marketable Skills
In today’s world, workplaces value an employee resilient to changing circumstances. Making yourself more marketable to employers is essential because the demand for various skills rapidly transitions over time. Keep reading to find work through a professional staffing agency that satisfies your needs and boosts your career.
Acquire New Skills
There are several ways to develop new skills. Create a list of the things you enjoy doing. Based on that list, keep doing what you love and learn everything there is to learn about it. For instance, if you are great with numbers, search for the job ads in your industry of choice, and see what types of marketable skills are consistently in demand – then go and study those skills that you don’t have. If you are a current employee, ask your employer if there are any responsibilities you can take on and come up with an idea for improving something in your workplace.
Convert Your Knowledge into Action
Simply joining an industry group isn’t enough. Once you’ve learned the marketable skills of your choice, take an active role in using that knowledge by volunteering, applying for an internship, or even working with a staffing agency to elevate your job hunt to the next level. A professional recruiting agency can turn your new job into a great opportunity if you are ready to work.
Boost Up Your Presence on Social Media
A strong presence on social media can help you build your brand, demonstrate your industry knowledge, and connect with others in your field. Having an updated Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social media profiles can make you appear like an active member of the community and most likely, get spotted by recruiters.
Examples include having a professional-looking headshot, reaching out to hiring representatives in LinkedIn, joining Facebook groups for networking and job search, and updating your profile with a list of your marketable skills.
Let First Team Staffing Be Your Employment Solution
First Team Staffing, located in Baltimore, MD, specializes in the recruitment and placement of professional and temporary workers. The company, founded in 1982, is now a national leader in our industry. In our 35+ years of business, First Team has remained hands-on, relationship-based, and dedicated to partnerships we forge with our clients. We are proud to help our clients achieve their goals by providing them with a flexible and qualified workforce while providing genuine career opportunities to candidates. First Team Staffing has offices in Baltimore, Aberdeen, White Marsh, Columbia, Bowie, and Sparrows Point, MD. We have recently opened offices in Tennessee and Florida, located in Nashville, La Vergne, Mount Juliet, and Tampa. Visit us online or in-person today to start your job or employee search, or reach us by phone at 410-719-0404. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter for employment advice and company updates.