People are questioning more than their salaries; they’re questioning their purpose. They are questioning the amount of emotional labor their career demands, and They’re fed up with workplace toxicity and hierarchies. They are fed up with workplace toxicity and hierarchies.
They want to do something utterly cool that makes them feel like they are making a material difference in the world. If that’s you, now is a good time for a rethink. Tens of thousands of professionals have been unceremoniously laid off this year. And yes, there’s self-righteous anger in the air in that sector, and not for no reason! These people know their worth in the marketplace (even if their C-levels don’t). Many of them are sick of being treated like a devalued commodity.
They are aggressively looking at other areas where they can apply their insane talents in programming, data science, marketing, and engineering. If that’s you, now is a good time for a rethink. And if you’ve been sitting back since the pandemic because “sitting back” is now what you’re used to? Get up. Your competition is lounging poolside with a mai tai pitcher. Hit the pavement, and hit it hard.
There are great jobs out there for you, and you can take advantage of your colleagues’ case of Summer Syndrome. As Summer Heats Up, Your Job Search Should, Too. Read the entire article via @forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2023/08/02/as-summer-heats-up-your-job-search-should-too/ written by Cara Heilmann President of the International Association of Career Coaches (IACC)® and CEO of Ready Reset Go®. Article Photo from Forbes article.