As the old proverb goes, "S**t happens." Regular jobs can be flipped upside down. Have you ever looked at so many graphs, charts, models, and metrics? There is no doubt that this is a major re-set, and that we are faced with the pretty big challenge of working out how to live and how to survive this ‘new normal.’
For many of us, the very sudden changes that have come about as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic, have sent seismic shock waves through our homes, lives, and neighborhoods. Almost nothing is the same.
Its times like this that many individuals reevaluate their careers, whether by necessity or choice.
Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. — Arundhati Roy
Adapt Multiple Plans
For various careers, holding a plan is fundamental to reaching your goal. For instance, if you want to become a popular science writer, you are not very likely to be hired for such a job if you have never authored an article for the general public. If you have a plan, it will help you to see gaps in your resume and think about what you need to do to fill them.
A career plan will ensure that you focus on the things that matter most. It can help you decide whether to do a postdoc, whom you should contact for informational interviews and networking opportunities, and what experiences and internships might benefit you.
Don’t focus on a single career path. Pick three! Why three? - Continue reading on Motelin.ca