Job Insecurity: What You Need to Know
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue


Is there s such thing as job security in this day and age? You may have a career, but more than likely it will not be at the same company where you began it. Lifetime positions are a thing of the past, and it can be frightening if you are not prepared when it’s time to transition. Brazen Careerist offers advice to prepare for your job insecurity.

Restate Your Goal: Your true goal is no longer job security; it’s income security. You still want to be on time with your bills and commitments (including student loans). That requires an income you can count on.

Job security was the old income security.

There’s a difference, and it’s not just semantics. Job security focuses on “them,” the job provider. Income security focuses on you. You can’t control them, but you can control you–and what you do.

That’s why you’re restating your goal in terms you can actually control.

Next, let’s look at your income, and its sources, in a new way.

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