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.
It’s a time of transition for many and this is [...]
You have a job, but just don’t know if it will last. The sense of unknown is stressful. The impact of this pandemic changes daily and businesses and organizations must respond. While much is uncertain, there is an opportunity to take control of your destiny by creating options.
As the world changes quickly, so has the way we lead, work and job search. Working virtually is now the norm, but not without its challenges. There is also opportunity to rethink how we do these things with intention and trust in the process.
Being a leader does not make you immune to fear. These are fearful times and it is nothing but honest to be afraid. Even the most seasoned leaders feel afraid.
In times of uncertainty, fear is to be expected and [...]