With job creation at its lowest point since 1980 and the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting that the number of displaced workers is at the highest rate since 1981, the ability of workers to reinvent themselves is more important than ever.
Fortune magazine recently offered some Rules to Reinvention along with empowering stories of individuals whose professional lives have been disrupted by job loss or business failure leading them to successfully reinvent themselves.
Among the rules:
- Embrace technology and let social media be your friend
- Prioritize your passions and align them with your skill sets
- Start from scratch so you can keep all your options open
If you are looking for the inspiration to reinvent yourself, find more information in the Fortune article.