The shock of the coronavirus pandemic has made planning ahead difficult, particularly when it comes to major decisions like a career move.
That doesn’t mean you should put your aspirations on hold, however, according to London Business School professor and author of “Act like a leader, think like a leader,” Herminia Ibarra. In fact, for those not immediately hit by job insecurity, it could mark the chance for a fresh start.
In the Harvard Business Review, Ibarra — who has studied career change for the past two decades, including during the 2008 Global Financial Crisis — outlines five key principles to keep you focused on your career goals, even during hard times.
Develop many selves
The future is uncertain at the best of times, but especially