No matter how many years of experience you have, there’s always more to learn. Be relevant. By its definition “relevant” means to be pertinent, applicable, germane, appropriate, significant, and important.
If you’re a mid-career professional, you are defined by having fresh and relevant experience. Stay abreast of developments in your field, emerging trends, news, and professional courses and certifications that are available and can be a great enhancement to your credentials.
By its definition “contemporary” means to be modern, current, up-to-date, existing, present day. So stay contemporary. As technology moves at a swift pace so stay current with new software and hardware, and other technological advancements. Doing so shows employers that you are up-to-date and adaptable. It demonstrates that you are relevant, contemporary, and thus, have value.