If I had a quarter for every time an economist or business expert said that the future of the job market is unpredictable, I probably wouldn’t have to work for the rest of my life.

Yes, it’s true: The job market is uncertain. Where you’ll be in five years is a total mystery. Technology changes every second. But you’re in luck: There are, in fact, certain assets that withstand the trials and tribulations of time, and understanding how to “future-proof” your career can make your life a whole lot more stable.

Check out the infographic below to find out what small, manageable steps you can take to ensure that you always come out on top, no matter what the job market is doing.


Infographic courtesy of LinkedIn. Photo of calendar courtesy of Shutterstock.