Here’s a good piece on keeping your job and growing your career:
10 Ways to Become Indispensable at Work
I’d also add network to build your relationships, focus on your communications skills, and always, always – put things in terms of the business – what’s in it for them. Here are some IT and security career tips (that can apply to anyone) I’ve written that dive into these areas and more.
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