A capstone role, passion project or pre-retirement plan may be just the answer to provide career closure and prepare for what comes next.
After a year of new and different, a return to normal is no longer the goal. This is an opportunity to rethink and possibly reinvent who you are as you consider returning to work. You may have realized you aren’t crazy about what you’re returning to. If you no longer want the normal you once knew, there are four pathways forward.
In the early stages of the pandemic, decision making and next steps were approached with a triage mindset. But now we know we are in this “unprecedented” state for a while. Change and transformation require a new kind of energy. How do you tap into creativity to change the overall course of the organization? How do you start thinking about what you are going to be next?
Your career requires constant care and attention, even in these uncertain times. Everything is in limbo. And the pandemic isn’t the only unknown. Work no longer feels like a much-needed respite from uncertainty, but a reminder of the chaos of the world. Today I’m sharing three considerations for caring for your career during these uncertain times.
The good news is you have retained your job but that doesn’t mean the organization isn’t struggling. The pandemic has been challenging for businesses and individuals alike. For many, this means a pay cut while also being asked to do more.
As businesses continue to reopen, many employers and employees find themselves transitioning back to the office after an extended period of working from home. While the task of working remotely, often with kids underfoot and distance learning to support, is no easy feat, feelings about remote work have evolved over the past few months.