When is the “right” time to get started?
The business climate is facing unprecedented times. COVID-19 has presented numerous challenges over the last six months and guidance seems to be changing on a daily-basis. Leaders are cancelling well-planned vacations, evaluating schooling options for their kids (whether in preschool or high school), and struggling to maintain headcount within their organizations. On the other hand, it’s given leaders a chance to think about what they want in their lives and careers. Life is too short to do something that makes you unhappy. After all, if you know what you want to do in the future, you want the future to start right now.
If you are planning to shift your career in a different direction, elevate your career within your own organization, or you’re in a time of transition, this could be the right time. However, it will still take a commitment. Working with an executive branding coach will help you in the following ways
“But what about the economy?” It’s true – High-level positions are fewer and further between than they have been in the past. There is a high rate of unemployment and we read about furloughs in newspapers daily. Each position has two to four times the number of applicants right now. But those aren’t necessarily the jobs you want… You’re more proactive than that and we can help you get there.
Today is the perfect day to begin. You want to position yourself to stand out from the crowd and network in a pro-active authentic way to get the job before others have the chance to learn about it. Someone is going to get the job… it might as well be you.