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Be valuable. 

When a company is acquired or restructures and layoffs are announced, employees who have consistently demonstrated their value are usually on the “must-keep” list.

Value is achieved by doing more than showing up for work on time with a good attitude and work habits.

John Self

Value is achieved by doing more than showing up for work on time with a good attitude and work habits.

Here are four steps you can take to be the kind of employee a company wants to keep:

  1. Build a relationship with a respected executive who will mentor and champion your performance.  Being valuable requires being recognized.
  2. Consistently achieve or exceed your performance targets for operations, finance, and satisfaction.
  3. Volunteer for special projects, including those with higher risk that no one wants.
  4. Take the initiative.  Think outside the box to improve processes that will benefit your operations.

In a period of increasing disruption and change, being valuable is smart career management.

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