To advance your career in a time in which computers are making more applicant sourcing and screening decisions, the economy is slowing and the competition for the best jobs is intensifying, you must elevate your game.

Sitting back waiting to be recruited is a career fairy tale dream.

Here are four essential career management tactics.

  1. Build a robust professional network aligned with your career plan. Not doing this is akin to shooting yourself in the foot.
  2. Build your brand – deliver results and nurture relationships.
  3. Elevate your social media profile.  Ninety percent of recruiters are on LinkedIn every week.
  4. Update your emergency career preparedness plan. Be ready for the unexpected.

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