The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a curveball bringing the world to its knee. The pandemic has forced many businesses to shut down, resulting in pay-cut and job losses.
According to Nairametrics.com, the current unemployment is 27.1% indicating 21.7 million people are unemployed. Employees have no choice but to pivot and change jobs or possibly, their careers.
A career or job change may help you navigate the pandemic. However, you will need to set your priority right and upskill to qualify for in-demand jobs.
There’s no doubt that post-COVID, the work environment will be technologically driven. So, workers contemplating a career switch must be digitally skilled to keep up with emerging trends.
Would you like to know the productive ways to move your career forward amid the current situation? Join this free online training where we will discuss the best strategies to make a career shift in the COVID era.
About the speaker
Isiwat Olajiga, ACIPM, SPHRi, is a result-driven Human Resource Manager and Career Coach.
She has over a decade of experience in the manufacturing and service industry including Honeywell Group.
Her expertise includes employee engagement, human resource strategy, organizational development, performance management and more.
As a human resource manager, she strategically manages the performance of line managers, teammates and other departments to achieve company objectives.
Owing to her passion for human capacity development, she has trained young professionals to navigate their career path and succeed in the corporate world.
In 2018, Isiwat partnered with the Lagos state government to train over 32,000 final year students across the state on employability workshops.