7 Lessons Learned While Job Hunting During a Pandemic

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Time is the only resource we can’t accrue more of.

Money, like jobs, will come and go.

Pursue your happiness relentlessly.

Happiness is not at the next destination — at the next job.

Cruise control is great for your car, not your car-eer.

So long as you have the emotional bandwidth and financial cushion, wait it out till you find the right fit.

Build a savings of 3–6 months of your income.

You just never know when your company might dissolve on a Monday morning.

Celebrate and clap for others even when their dreams take off before yours.

Show up for friends and celebrate their wins.

Interviewing is like dating, and dating is like interviewing.

Both ultimately involve two parties determining whether they’re a good fit.

Shoot your shot.

If I could do it again, I’d take the risk of leaving a job I outgrew.

Perpetual learner. Voracious Reader. Subpar Storyteller.

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