- Get into the social media, becoming engaged in social media gets your name out there, let everyone know your skills, passions, experience and anything else you want to share.
- Brand yourself: what pulls up now when you google your name? What would you like it to pull up? The sky's the limit, all you have to do is open it up.
- Find new communication apps, like FieldLens, Check it out, this is the future for job site communication http://fieldlens.com. Communication in the field is so important. Think how much time is wasted walking or trying to call, show or explain something. There are lots of great apps to help alleviate this burden for you.
- You might think Google Glass looks funny, but think about it for a minute, what can Glass do for you? It's something you wear so it's hands free while taking pictures, videos, sending text messages and email or can give you directions, translations etc... This just might be perfect for job site walks, best practices, punch list etc...
There are so many apps and platforms that can help you succeed, all you have to do is start exploring! The internet is like having the smartest person in the world at your fingertips, so don't waste it. Once you've figured it out you will know your worth! If you can take your knowledge and experience and learn to keep pace with technology you will be able to set your own rate, you will be priceless!