“The coronavirus has radically changed our workplaces. Unprecedented, unprepared, and uncharted, working from home became the norm. And our workplaces may be changed forever.
You’ve got this. Think creatively.You already have many of the skills in your wheelhouse right now that will help make it work for you. These include organizational skills, an ability to focus, self-discipline, communication skills (both verbal and written), time-management skills, and a self-reliant ability to work independently.”
– Kerry Hannon, author, Great Pajama Jobs
What You Stand For Matters
In our free course we teach that enlightened career changers ask, “What is my reason for being?” Core values are the fundamental beliefs and principles that give a framework when defining the purpose of your next move.
Hat Tip to John Tarnoff. In this article The Two Best Fixes To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile he emphasizes the need to sell your soft skills.
“You’ll be competing with other candidates who also have the right background and preparation. But you’re going to get the job because of your soft skills, your insight, and your ability to communicate and work seamlessly with others.”
He cites: The four C’s of 21st Century skills:
- Critical thinking
COVID-19 forced millions of American workers into their homes to work remotely. This has accelerated a trend to remote work. For most workers the experiment has been an overall positive experience.
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