Job loss and layoffs are scary, but take these steps to stabilize your situation
The Star Tribune recently asked me about a topic that is top of mind for many -- job loss and layoffs. As a career coach, I often see people rush into the next thing. But if you are able to do so, I always recommend taking time to pause, assess, and plan.
The First Thing to Do After a Layoff
Any transition, especially being laid off, is naturally stressful. When you experience a layoff, take time on the front end to grieve, work through feelings of anger, address burnout, plan, and explore what comes next for a more positive outcome.
Survey says remote work not good for employee engagement overall
Flexibility in how, when, and where you work is highly valuable and good for employee engagement. One would think workers would be finding more satisfaction with their work. But the most recent Gallup survey results tell a different story.
Balancing candidate requests with business needs in a competitive job market
The competitive nature of the job market means job seekers have more power than ever when it comes to negotiation. But just because you can ask for the world, doesn't mean you should. Instead, what is the middle ground between the best offer possible and a business' goals?
Craving a big career change … but are you willing to change?
Now that people have returned to some kind of regular work routine, you know better what is working and what isn’t, and you find yourself craving a big change. Change can feel exciting and empowering, like the answer to all the past career drama and disappointments. But an underlying question, and hurdle for many remains … are you willing to change?
Quiet Quitting or Purposeful Prioritization
Quiet quitting is now trending, but it’s not what you [...]