You need to think differently now. Pre Covid-19, gaining a post secondary education and taking steps A, B, C, D and E would more than likely have helped reach your Career goal. It was a very linear approach for getting to where you wanted to be. Inherent in that approach was the assumption that the socio-economic world/ the context in which you were being trained to work, was reliable, stable. It was a given. That has changed now and a linear approach will not work. Why? Because the context itself, has changed. Specifically, the former context has broken down and is in the PROCESS of evolving into a new one. The socio-economic world we currently find ourselves in, is not fixed. It...

Career SOS explores the ways in which you can navigate your Career through uncertain economic waters and a changing work climate. This post is the first in the Career SOS series. Take inventory of the situation Any effective plan for dealing with a crisis begins with accessing the scenario. Here’s what we know: Entire industries have been pummeled. Many businesses have had to close, and many are barely hanging on Companies have been forced to restructure and cut their workforce, in some cases drastically While some businesses are reopening, it’s not at the same capacity as pre- Covid 19 This means people who are off work now, may not have jobs/ or as many hours of work to return to To cut back...