THE best part of my job as an executive recruiter is that I get to talk to people from all over the world and I get a "porthole" view into so many different companies. Today alone, I spoke with someone from Scotland, New Zealand and Mexico. Companies are moving production, sites and supply chain all over the world and will continue to do so as in order to be flexible and resilient in the face of future challenges.
Post Covid, estimates say that professional travel could stay reduced by 40-50%. As we have adjusted to this pandemic, technology has replaced the need to travel to the airport and physically be onsite for meetings. In my opinion, technology will never fully replace the trust and value found in a face-to-face meeting but there will be fewer of them. So, connect, connect, connect!
Don't let location limit your connections with those who share an interest, industry or expertise. You become more valuable to your company if you are well connected globally and you become a better ambassador for your own brand and career! And you can start with joining my Linked In network.