Are you always looking for another reason to stay in a job you know you should leave? Perhaps you know you’ve stayed too long, but change is hard and the time isn’t right. This post is all about the reasons people stay too long in a job and how you can move beyond the excuses to embrace what comes next.
A lot has changed over the last two years and, perhaps that has you thinking it’s time to shake things up and possibly make a big career change. When you feel frustrated or fatigued at work – whether it’s with the workload, the culture, your role, your boss or a teammate – it can be easy to believe that different is better. These uncertain times present an opportunity to rethink, to reinvent, to restart, but like any change, you have to be prepared and planful.
During the pandemic, screen time was at an all-time high and when it came to networking, more Zoom meetings didn’t feel ideal. So, for all intents and purposes, you ghosted your network. Now it's time to reengage, but how do you do that? Now it’s time to reestablish those relationships. But what does that look like? What are the next steps? When rebuilding your professional network and reconnecting, first
The pandemic has not only changed the nature of work, but it’s also reshaped relationships at work. As the pandemic ebbs, it’s the perfect time to assess those relationships to determine which need tending to or nurturing, which need reshaping and which may no longer be supportive to your success.
Making the most of a sabbatical means identifying your desired outcome and outlining a plan to make the most of this time away, so you can return refreshed and ready for your next challenge.
The Great Resignation has created a situation that is complex, complicated and frustrating for employers and employees alike.
After months and months of uncertainty and burnout, employees are simply quitting in what has been dubbed the Great Resignation. Here is what is means for you!
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?