Should you pursue your dream career during a recession?
The pandemic has cripled the job market – it takes a lot longer to find a job, and the job market is a lot more competitive. You might be tempted to put your aspirations for a dream career on hold and decide to stay in your current company even if you’re unhappy rather than risking change. Alternatively, if you decide to look for a job, you might consider taking a lower paying job than what you’re worth because you think it’d be easier to secure a job like this, rather than holding out for more.
However, counterintuitively, a down market could be the best time to pursue your dream career – find out why in this video.