This has not only built my skill set, it has also ensured that this is part of my ‘brand’ and what I am known for.
Finally, think about ‘weeding’: are there people who you might stay in touch with personally, but who don’t currently have the same relevance professionally? This might sound harsh, but everyone is time-poor and focusing your efforts meaningfully is more respectful of people’s time.
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Finally, update any recent training or personal development you have undertaken as this is something we can often forget or dismiss.
Your Linked In profile is an important extension of your CV, so make sure you update this at the same time. If you can’t answer that for yourself, it’s unlikely other people will know either.
If you’re not in the market for a new job, chances are you haven’t updated your CV or thought about your key talents for a while.