In today’s market, statistically speaking, professionals are looking at a career move (external/internal) every 3 to 4 years. Even if you beat those odds, over a 10-15-year period, that’s 3 to 4 moves. It’s why we spend a lot of time discussing how to prepare and “protect” yourself for when that move comes even if it is likely to be an internal move. (In fact, we suggest candidates for internal promotions prepare as much, if not more, for these types of moves.)

To help you get a sense of some things you should be thinking about today to get yourself “ever ready” for tomorrow’s move, we’ve put together the following assessment. You just might be surprised by what you learn: