Whether we like to admit it or not, no job seems safe these days. Sure there are some that may prove to be more resilient than others (check out this recent story for more detail on that), but practically anyone can end up with a pink slip in their hand at any moment in time. These days, it really seems like you should get a gold medal for staying at the same job and retiring.
Even though we are unable to control our employers, we can seize the day when it comes to making moves on our end. Here are some steps you can take to help give you a peace of mind and some permanence in a job that no longer offers security.