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  • Author:by Cheryl Jones

Is it time to make a career change?

The pandemic seems to have sparked a global phenomenon being alternately dubbed the "great resignation and the " great awakening”.There is, after all, nothing quite like a pandemic for prompting reflections on the truly big questions. Definitions of success are being redefined and with it, the ideas on how to achieve it. At the same time job recruitment is continuing to grow at some of the quickest rates recorded, labour shortages are not going away, and newfound flexibility is making geography less of a barrier to opportunity.One might ask whether this is the most opportune time for candidates to embark upon a making a career change? ​So You’re Thinking About Quitting Your JobAre you really ready to leave your team and your company? This HBR podcast, asks the questions that’ll help you decide whether to stay or go.Listen >​Why quitters are often the real heroes behind the storySome food for thought in Rachel Batsman's article "rethinking quitting" on why perseverance is not always a good thing.Read >​Three ways to measure your adaptability - and how to improve it.In this insightful talk, Fratto shares three ways to measure your "adaptability quotient" -- and shows why your ability to respond to change really matters.Watch >​

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The pandemic seems to have sparked a global phenomenon being alternately dubbed the "great resignation and the " great awakening”.There is, after all, nothing quite like a pandemic for prompting reflections on the truly big questions. Definitions of success are being redefined and with it, the ideas on how to achieve it. At the same time job recruitment is continuing to grow at some of the quickest rates recorded, labour shortages are not going away, and newfound flexibility is making geography less of a barrier to opportunity.

One might ask whether this is the most opportune time for candidates to embark upon a making a career change? 

So You’re Thinking About Quitting Your Job

Are you really ready to leave your team and your company? This HBR podcast, asks the questions that’ll help you decide whether to stay or go.

Listen >

Why quitters are often the real heroes behind the story

Some food for thought in Rachel Batsman's article "rethinking quitting" on why perseverance is not always a good thing.

Read >

Three ways to measure your adaptability - and how to improve it.

In this insightful talk, Fratto shares three ways to measure your "adaptability quotient" -- and shows why your ability to respond to change really matters.

Watch >