Agile or Fragile: Bending or Breaking in an Era Fraught with Change
Are you agile enough to roll with the punches as our industry changes? Or will change break you? With Forbes forecasting that 50% of the US workforce will be freelancers by 2020 and that 47% of professions as we know them today will disappear within 25 years, competition for “gigs” is going to get fiercer.
In this lecture, we’ll look at what we, as language professionals, can do to stay relevant. How can we take the skill sets we have, refine them, redefine them and repackage them to add more value? And speaking of value, how can we angle our messages to address the real needs of our clients?
It’s time to stop being passive and start being proactive – and fast!