You dutifully visit the doctor for your yearly physical. You never miss your twice-a-year teeth cleanings. Even your sleep cycles and exercise habits get a daily progress report thanks to the countless apps on your phone. But, when's the last time you really evaluated your career?
Sure, there's the annual performance review your boss conducts. After it gets put off for days on end, you finally get some vague feedback, and then it's back to your desk to tackle a pile of paperwork. When you're working long hours, it's hard to find the time to reflect on your overall progress. Are you where you want to be? Do you have the title and salary you deserve? Are your skills up to par? And, just what exactly is your boss trying to tell you with all that corporate mumbo-jumbo?
It's important to have a healthy professional life, but it can be tough to keep everything in perspective. So, we turned to four experts for stellar tips on how to do a thorough career checkup. With just a little maintenance, you’ll be well on your way to upgrading your tech skills, using feedback to your advantage, and networking your way to a new job. What can we say? Complacency is so last year.