In order to be successful in your field these days, it takes a few key components. We are going to break it down and talk about the ways you can advance in your field!
The first is to stay curious. Especially with how we’ve transitioned into such a digital world, there really are so many things to learn. If you want to stay on top of your field, always take the opportunity to add another tool to your skillset. People are creating innovations and tools every day to make our work more smooth and efficient so take advantage of it! You may think there is only one way to do something when in reality there could be a tool out there that could totally change the way you go about that process.
With all that in mind, the next part is to take courses. There are a lot of free/low-cost courses out there that could teach you some valuable assets. They’re great if you’re trying to stay up-to-date on the newest tech in your field. A decent amount of universities offer these courses and with them usually being online, it’s easy to learn something new!
Lastly, find a coach or mentor. When you’re starting your career or maybe even switching fields, finding someone who has wisdom and advice to offer can do wonders. If you do find a mentor, absorb everything they have to say. When a person has been in the field for so long, they really can make a difference in your career. If you get the offer for someone to take you under their wing, take it!
Use all these components to make strides in your professional life and watch how much progress you make, good luck!