Being an active participant in your career is a year-round exercise. To reap the benefits of greater professional and personal satisfaction — like winning the job you want, getting that promotion you deserve, or even bouncing back from a layoff — it is critical to tend to your career on an ongoing basis, and not just manage it when you have time, or, when you need something.
During this time of uncertainty, social distancing has forced all of us to adapt to a new way of living – and working. From mental health professionals offering tele-therapy to students showing up in virtual classrooms, our way of connecting with others has drastically changed.
Have you considered how it will also affect your professional networking? You can still manage and advance your career within this new terrain.
Resilience – what it means, how to build it, and why it matters – has been a popular topic of discussion among thought leaders and educators the last several years.
Right now, resilience is not just a hot topic: We need it more than ever.
In a recent article in Psychology Today, resilience is defined as “that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back at least as strong as before. Rather than letting difficulties or failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise.”