As ‘paralysis’ subsides, employers weigh up next steps

This article is originally published by Shortlist.

Business conditions remain uncharted territory but employers are now emerging from a period of immobility and contemplating how to move their talent strategy through a COVID-19 environment.

“I’m finding that organisations that weren’t at the forefront [of talent management], are just getting their plans in place now,” says Career Money Life founder and CEO Sandy Hutchison, who previously led Marsh & McLennan’s APAC HR division and was a partner at Mercer.

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Anxiety Alert! YOU ARE ALLOWED REST AND RECOVERY

This article is submitted to us by Dr Deb Roberts, a writer, speaker and yoga teacher and part of Career Money Life’s Supplier Community. You can view the original article on Thrive Global’s website.

Imagine being allowed rest and recovery in the comfort of your own dwelling with loved ones present and a pile of books or a movie that you can’t wait to absorb.

Compare that to the frenzy about potential infection and disaster that is spreading like wild fire on social media and more generally in some of the media outlets. You wouldn’t think that the former was even on offer.

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How Can You Find Work And Keep Your New Job Or Career Change Plans On Track During The Covid- 19 Pandemic?

This article is authored by Helen Green, Career Coach and Director of Career Confident, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community. You can view the original article on Career Confident’s website.

This time last year, none of us could have imagined 2020 would throw up so many challenges. The impacts of COVID-19 will continue to be significant. Job losses and business closures have been devastating and it is not surprising many people are worried about their health and financial security. With so much we cannot control, and an increasingly tight employment market, it is more important than ever to look after yourself, be informed, develop your skills, and know your value to an employer. The news is not all bad – you CAN find a new job, plan for a career change, or use your time to place yourself strategically to be ready and competitive when the crisis abates.

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Cabin crew one moment, drag performer the next: How to nail the career pivot

This article is authored by Gary Nunn and is originally published by The Age.

Having sashayed across his kitchen in women’s clothing, miming Beyoncé’s Listen, cabin crew flight manager Daniel Floyd now sits opposite his smartphone camera, crying.

He’s recounting the day his dad started rebuilding their strained relationship, shortly before his death.

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Businesses look for more workers amid coronavirus hospitality layoffs

This article is authored by Eugene Boisvert and Shuba Krishnan and is originally published by ABC News.

Virginia Farm Produce, just outside of Adelaide, is seeking 40 staff in a range of positions because of increased demand and a lack of normal seasonal labour.

The company grows and packs potatoes and onions at its farm about 35 kilometres north of the city.

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