I was speaking with a connection of mine recently, who has just resigned from a long-term employment relationship. He was happy at work, enjoyed his job, and hadn’t thought about going elsewhere, but he was headhunted.
I asked why he chose to leave. The new role is similar in level and salary, but he felt it was time for a change. Why? (2mins 34s watch time).
It’s tempting to kick back when you land a new job. After all, you’ve probably been consumed with chasing down leads and going on interviews. Now, you want to catch up on fun stuff like hanging out with friends and watching Netflix.
However, you could be missing a great opportunity if you take a break now. A job transition is an ideal time to strengthen your network.
You’ll enjoy your rest and relaxation even more if you take care of business first. Run through this checklist of ideas for extending and deepening your professional relationships as you change employers. (3min 30s watch time).
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