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Reinventing your Career During a Recession

How to Reinvent Your Career During a Recession

More than ever, we are bombarded with headlines and news of recession, inflation and layoffs, instilling fear, and uncertainty in all of us. We’re left wondering how we can possibly navigate this challenging terrain and safeguard our careers. According to a press release by Ernst & Young, the UK is set to experience its first calendar-year economic decline since the Great Recession of 2009. But here’s the thing, in times of crisis, reinventing your career during a time of uncertainty and recession can be difficult. Fortunately, there are some areas still within our control. 

Here are some tips to reinvent yourself during a recession and position yourself for opportunities:

Focus on what you can control in your career during a recession

It is easy to spend significant amounts of time and energy on things you can’t control. Over-worrying about job cuts or wondering if you are next on the chopping block only causes stress and frustration. It also gets you off course in focusing and changing what you can control.

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