It?s a tough world out there, with newer technologies eating the older behemoths and pushing them in oblivion. It?s a matter of time before we see organizations restructure themselves to face the new world order, that is hyper-connected and hyper-automated.

So what can you do to avoid slipping into oblivion when restructuring happens, try doing these things to stay ahead of the pack, you need to make your career resilient to the future shocks, don?t be a sitting duck.

As the Indian economy moves northwards, the job market looks very bright. In a survey conducted by Michael Page, an international executive search firm, 76 % of the employers said that they plan to increase their headcount in 2016. Now it is up to you to ride this wave by getting a handsome pay raise and promotion with your current employer or by jumping ship to a place where you are valued rightly for your contribution, remember to tell the company if they give peanuts, they will get monkeys only. Don?t settle for less, jostle for more for you deserve a better lifestyle, avoid getting swarmed and fooled by the company loyalty and emotional drama.

Perseverance is easier said than done, standing up like the Great Wall of China in the face of adversity requires stamina and conviction. Lets look at some of the ways to develop perseverance. As Thomas Alva Edison said, ?Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.?

At times life may be wrenching and testing your will power to the limits, everything may be off track and each passing day piles on more of it. Even in the darkest of the days, there would be moments of joy, however small and inconsequential it may seem. Pick any three tiny golden straws that made you smile