There is a lot of noise around remote work, and it’s hard to figure out where the signal is. The Nay-Sayers say the COVID-level amount of working from home is unsustainable over the long haul, and people who do it are focusing on their lives but not their careers. They’ll find out eventually. Meanwhile, supporters of remote work insist it’s the future, and those who don’t agree … [Read more...]
Can You Work from Home and Still Have a Career?
Everyone knows that if you work from home once everyone else returns to the office, you’ve obviously decided your career doesn’t matter. Right? A recent article in Bloomburg quotes Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman, who has some strong thoughts on remote work and why we need to go back to the office as soon as possible. We’re going to share a few of his more controversial … [Read more...]
How Has Working Remotely Changed the Way You Look at Your Career?
Working remotely subtly changes many of the relational and interpersonal dynamics that impact our career development. Wayne takes a look at some of the specific changes and what we must do to adjust if we're to continue advancing our careers in a world of remote work. https://youtu.be/3aguyPAWavI?rel=0&showinfo=0 … [Read more...]
Can I Work Remotely and Still Have a Career?
Twice in the last week I’ve been asked the same question: “Can I work remotely and still have a career path with my employer?” That’s kind of a trick question, because it largely depends on the employer, but in general the answer should be yes—if you’re willing to put in the work. There is a difference between a job (employment and a paycheck) and a career (a continuing arc of … [Read more...]