According to Joyce Russell (The Press, 03/03/2012, p.F1), "career resilient workers are more employable because they have positive and flexible attitudes; are adaptable to change; are willing to take risks and they engage in continuous learning". Russell suggests the key to being career resilient is for people to take control of their own career; to keep their skills relevant; be prepared to undergo a career makeover and be prepared to periodically reinvent themselves if they're looking to make a career transition or switch.
"Procrastination is my problem, the cause of all my sorrow; I'm really going to give it up, I think I'll start tomorrow". Spotted in an article by Reg Garters, The Press, 03/03/2012 (p. F2).
Susan Cain, author of ‘Quiet – the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking" has an interesting take on introverts and extroverts in the workplace. Listen to the radio interview: