According to Teresa Amabile, professor at Havard Business School, “one of the most powerful indicators of employees’ mood and satisfaction is the feeling that they’re making progress toward a meaningful goal. No one enjoys feeling like they’re stalled or ‘moving backwards’ professionally.”
“A year into the Covid-19 pandemic, many professionals have found themselves turning down coveted promotions in order to maintain flexible hours, accepting positions in fields they actually want to leave, or saying yes to jobs they’re overqualified for or unexcited about because they simply need the money”, says Dorie Clark, HBR author.
In this HBR article you’ll read about 4 strategies which will help you to “stay focused on your long-term career trajectory, so you can rebound quickly and get back on a path that feels right for you.”
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