The pandemic led many people to evaluate their career goals as they were either laid-off, furloughed, or just had more time while working remotely. Taking a step back to evaluate your career path and goals periodically is helpful though to ensure that your job and company are the right fit for where you want to go in your life. There may be signs from both your job fulfillment or treatment from the company that signal it’s time to evaluate your current career trajectory. It can be challenging to know what to do if you feel stagnant in your career and you’re looking for a change. We’ve outlined steps that you can start to take today to evaluate your career and determine if you are on the right path.
Like many other industries, the non-profit sector was harshly impacted by the pandemic and thousands of employees lost their jobs. Now as the job market starts to recover and a new era of work begins, non-profit jobs are on the rise according to The Nonprofit Times. Over the past year, many people have had the opportunity to re-evaluate what they want out of their jobs and what working situations work best for them. Flexibility and remote work have become a top priority for many people as they search for their next role. In addition, quarantine gave people the chance to reflect on their career goals and possibly shift the direction of their careers. Finally, a difference in organization culture is leading to a comeback in non-profit interest compared to for-profit corporations.