Women Being Everything To Everyone Comes With Career Perks
This originally appeared on Forbes on August 30, 2022.
The Great Resignation isn't over. One in five workers plans to quit their jobs before the end of 2022, according to PwC's Global Workforce Hopes and Fears Survey. While a desire for higher salaries is in part driving this change, the search for fulfilling work is leading people to consider leaving their current employer for something entirely new. A second act for their career.
Changing jobs requires a level of adaptability. New colleagues have new ideas on how things should be done, different responsibilities require different skills, and navigating new social norms can prove challenging. But for those who used this revolution in how, where, and why we work to change careers into something more purposeful, they often need to access different parts of their identity to succeed. And women, broadly speaking, happen to excel at this — for one very particular reason.