6 Ways To Check That Your Career Skills Are Still Competitive

In the day-to-day rush to get everything done at work, one important task can easily fall by the wayside: Keeping up on your own skill development.

It’s easy to fall into a rut and overlook or ignore new and emerging skills you’ll need to keep pace with the industry and advance your own career. A September 2014 survey from training firm Udemy found that 61% of Americans believe that today’s workforce is plagued by a skills gap, but they don’t think they’re part of the problem.

Beyond the gut check, there are some ways to do a self-check to see if that’s really the case, says Jason Hanold, founder of executive and board search firm Hanold Associates. Here are six quick checkpoints you can use to determine if your skills are on track to get you where you want to go.
Click here for the full article by Gwen Moran at FastCompany.com.