A Series Of Questions To Ask Yourself
Before It Is (Really) Too Late...
Benefit From A Kaytek Career Consulting Perspective
Is My Job Safe ?
Here are a simple set of basic questions to ask yourself if your job is safe.
Is My Company Safe ?
Does it Make Money ? (For it's owners and shareholders, not for others )
Is my Division making Money ?
Is my Department making Money ?
Is the Product or Service that I am involved in my Company important to others (besides myself) both inside and outside my company ?
Am I in the 20% of the 80/20 Rule ? (20% of Guys and Gals do 80% of the Work.)
Also called as Paretto's Law.
Does my Boss Smile regularly ?
Does his or her boss also smile ? At Me ?
Or Behind Me ??
Do they smile together ?
If I do not have a boss, does my customer smile at me ?
If I do not have a customer, does my colleague smile at me ?
Where am I on the Smiling Curve ?
On the other hand, if my work does not have a customer (Internal or External), Should I not start worrying ?
And reworking my Resume.
Do I know my Cost To Company (CTC) ?
On an Annual Basis ?
Or Monthly Basis ?
Or Daily Basis ?
Or Hourly Basis ?
Am I delivering Value (As defined by my boss and my customers) of atleast 3 Times my CTC ? In Terms of Money and Other Outputs.
If I die tomorrow, will anyone care ?
If so, why ?
If not, why not ?
If my organization dies tomorrow, will anyone care ?
Have I really cared for others ?
Or has it been only - I, Me and Myself ?
(Will that really work in the long run ?)
Am I helping others around me ?
Do I seek help of others ?
Do I thank them ?
If not, why ?
If I do not come to work tomorrow, will anyone bother ?
Do I hoard information and knowledge and not share it others ? (including this WebPage link ? )
Am I Obsolete ?
Functionally ? Emotionally ? Technically ? Intellectually ? Spiritually ?
Am I making myself obsolete ?
Do I ask enough Questions ?
Like the Above.
Do I answer enough Questions ?
Do I think ?
For your own sake.
An Earlier Version of this Article published as a Weblog on an External Website.
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