I am just going to come right out and say it. There is no sugar coating it, the markets are really rough right now. Stocks are crashing, valuations are decreasing, and investors are much more conservative when deploying capital.
This new market correction has many unfortunate outcomes but the main one is that companies have a shorter runway, which means layoffs.
If you were recently laid off from your tech job, here are some things you can do to take advantage of the situation.
Figure out your true passion.
The word passion has to be one of the most overused words in business. Everyone likes to talk about finding your passion, but who has time to sit and figure out what their true passion is when they are busy working and just keeping up with the incredibly fast-paced world of tech?
However, if you recently lost your job and are now in between roles, perhaps now is the time to sit down, perhaps meditate a little, and figure out what you truly love doing.
A good place to start…
This article was written by Hillel Fuld and originally published on www.inc.com