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The 7 Career Goals You Need to Succeed

How to Set Career & Salary Goals You Can Achieve This Year

3. Update Your Skills

What is the #1 must-have skill for 2013?

  • Is it something tried and true such as public speaking, strong writing, or sales?
  • Is it a buzzword such as "responsive design," "big data," "cloud computing," or "mobile app development?"
  • Maybe it’s something very specific to your particular industry. 

The one thing we do know is this: It doesn’t matter if it’s 2013 or 1983 or 500 BC. It’s been said, "The only constant is change." One of the best ways to advance your career is to constantly be learning, no matter what new skill you decide to take on. So take a look at the landscape in your field and learn something new.