How to balance applying for new jobs while you’re still employed

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This article will speak to you if you’re currently working from home while trying to switch to a green job:

Staying motivated when you’re working remotely can pose challenges even under the best of circumstances. But when you’ve got one foot out the door, the temptation to give into distraction skyrockets. You think: No one can see who I’m writing, hear who I’m calling, or notice what I’m doing. And before you know it, you’ve spent hours on your job search but not completed your important deliverables for the day. Oops.

It’s understandable that when you’re looking for a new job you will want to spend some time each day on the process. But it shouldn’t be at the expense of the time needed to perform in your current role so you don’t risk a bad performance review or even unexpected unemployment, or have excessive pressure to meet deadlines, or simply the icky feeling that you’re not living up to your own integrity.

As a time management coach, I’ve helped my clients manage this balance. Here are a few strategies that will help you continue to succeed in your current job while simultaneously looking for new opportunities. Read the full article on Fast Company.

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