Is It Possible To Find Job Security?




By definition, 'job security' is when someone holds a job and is unlikely to lose it anytime soon. See

A person has found some level of 'job security' when there is a high probability that they will either hold down a job with a single employer for a very job time (decades of years) or if they do lose a job, they can quickly secure new employment in their line of work within a matter of weeks, because of how 'in-demand' their job is.

The question many ask, is whether or not it's possible to find job security in today's job market?

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If history is anything to go by, there is no such thing as job security.

Why? Because things can change very quickly. We may be working in an industry that is stable and secure, but anything can happen. We may lose our reputation in the industry.

There may be an increase in people who can do our job at a lower rate of pay or business and consumer needs may change. Anything can happen.

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