The transition from print to digital has brought layoffs, budget cuts and general woes to newsrooms across the country. But the flurry of change also brings new opportunity.
If you’re not fending off job offers, you’re doing something wrong.
To give yourself some leverage, start networking and learning new skills while you’re still employed. ”Classes and workshops related to your profession are great places to meet people,” said Charles Purdy, senior editor of Monster.com. “The teachers are often experts who are still working in the field, and the other students and attendees will be professionals like you. And, of course, there’s the side benefit of learning something new.”
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