Before COVID, women in their 40s and 50s faced hurdles if they wanted to make substantial career changes.
Now during the pandemic, the hurdles are looking higher. Chamber of Commerce, and Joan Woodward, president of The Travelers Institute to chat about women who want to refresh or reinvent their careers.
Clearly many of us are ready to shake that Etch-a-Sketch. The Brzezinskis offered advice for women who—against the currents of sexism, ageism and COVID woes—want to pursue ambitious new career goals or take a break.
Ginny Brzezinski recommended plotting out potential outcomes before diving into any dhange career decisions. Ginny Brzezinski recommended a handy tool from the Center for American progress which can help people calculate the hidden cost of taking time off from their careers.
You need to think about this. You need to think about what the impact is going to be on your career.
Ginny Brzezinski recommended taking classes and staying on top of your industry as much as possible, especially if you plan on taking a break or pivoting into a new career. For women who want to succeed in their current roles, Mika Brzezinski suggested keeping the pipelines of communication open and beautifying your remote set-up. COVID has changed workplace methods of communication.
However, the remote landscape should not stop women from networking, according to Ginny Brzezinski. For women who want to succeed in their current jobs, Mika Brzezinski said that workers should keep lookig communication pipelines open with their managers. If you have a large career gap on yourfor example, be transparent with your hiring manager.
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