How these workers turned the ‘Great Resignation’ into better careers
The pandemic has prompted many people to leave the job market. Most have not turned that downtime into an opportunity to upgrade their skills, but many of those who have are finding good results.
When the pandemic hit in early 2020, Angie Champion Holland’s career in hotel construction sales fizzled. With travel severely restricted, building projects got canceled. By May, she was out of a job.
She could have stayed home. A 40-something mother of four, with three other stepchildren and two grandchildren, she had plenty to do. Instead, Ms....