Position Yourself for Success in a Highly Connected World

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Published on April 23, 2013

Author: luannetierney

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Technology is changing the way we interact. At the Juniper New Directions Womens' Forum, I offered 10 strategies to help position yourself for the future world of work.

POSITIONYOURSELFFORSUCCESSINAHIGHLYCONNECTEDWORLDLuanne&TierneyVicePresident,WorldwidePartnerMarketingJuniperNetworks#JUNIPERNEWDIRECTIONS

No one is going tospend more timethinking about yourcareer thanYOU!

The world ischanging soQUICKLY

DidYou KNOW only10yearsagotherewereNO...

iphones

NOOKS, KINDLES, EBOOKS

MINIATURE FLASH DRIVES

FACEBOOOK

APPS

GPS in CARS

Didyouknow,10 years agotheseJOBSdidNOTevenexist

Social media managerSEO specialistCloud computing engineerMobile app developerTalent managerElder care specialistNEW JOBS ALWAYS DEVELOPING

maybe your job hasn’tchanged but you’re usingNEWtechnology

city bakery@twitter.com10 years ago: abaker tweeting

10 years ago:monk texting hismonastery

10 years ago:seeing colleagues inBrazil

THE HOT NEW WORLD ECONOMIESMONGOLIALIBYAMACAUThe Economist, Jan 2013

The GameHAS Changed

Caring elderly parentsWork is not a place...it’s what you doMillennialsGlobal marketNew technologies

WHAT WILL THEWORK WORLD BE LIKE IN THE NEXT 10YEARS?

FUTURE IS CONNECTED & GLOBALImpact HOW we work

AN EYE ON FUTURE TRENDSroboticsartificial intelligencegamification nano technology3Dbig data visualizationinteractive public displaysmachine 2 machine tech (M2)cyber securityinternet of things

Your FutureJob Might Not EvenExistNOW

FORBES ON FUTURE JOBSForbes Magazine, Jan 02, 2013 and Fast CompanyTruth Engineer Chief Privacy OfficerGesture WriterReputation DefenderContent ArchivistVisual ManagerHealthcare InfoTechnology ManagerAudiologistEnglish-Chinese Translator

New Technologies Mean New JobsWe Can’t Even IMAGINE Today

New Skills for Next Decade

Skills for a Conceptual Age

Cross CulturalCompetencyNew MediaLiteracyVirtualCollaborationSocialIntelligenceCreative Problem SolvingDesign &ContentCreation

Change iscoming…

Position Yourself For TheFuture World Of Work10 Strategies

1. THINK & ACT GLOBALLY

2. GROW DIGITAL SKILLS

! Learn Adobe Photoshop! Create infographics! Use social media! Curate web content! Use polling software

HOW TO LEARN VIDEO!Community collegesLocal PBS stationsBoot camps & workshopsJuniper Marketing Workshop

UP AND COMING SKILL SETS:!Mobile Apps!Digital Marketing!Program Management!Simple Programming: html5, CSS

3.&BE&A&SPECIALIST,&&BUT&GO&BROADWall Street Journal Jan 2012 http://on.wsj.com/g5Xf1Z

salesfinance marketingnetwork security human resoures

4. STAY CURIOUS

5. BE PROACTIVE: PICK NEW ROLES

It’s not about added responsibilities

Thomas FriedmanEmployers are looking for people with criticalthinking skills, but also people who can invent,adapt & reinvent their jobs every day, in amarket that changes faster than ever.

6. BOOST COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Speak up in meetingsOffer to deliver PPTImprove writing skillsJoin ToastmastersBecome a good listener!Understand your audience

7.&THINK&MULTIGENERATIONAL&INTERACTIONS

Boomers returningto workforce

Millennials

Foreign WorkersDiversity of GlobalWorkers

8.&Consistent&PosiDve&InteracDons

9. NETWORK WITH LOTS OFDIFFERENT PEOPLE

10. PURSUE YOUR PASSION

BeDetermined

What 3 actions can I take now?

1.Connect with one newperson a month

2. Learn somethingnew every month

3. Help someone,expect nothingin return

Define your own success

TAKE TIME TO INVESTIN YOURSELF

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