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Reinventing Your Career in the Time of Coronavirus


Harvard Business Review


Organisational Behaviour

Authors / Editors

Ibarra H


Publication Year



This article discusses the challenges and opportunities of reinventing the career during times of crisis COVID-19 p of pandemic.The articles also focuses on importance of balancing the need for basic survival with the desire for career change. They suggest several principles to navigate this process effectively, including developing diverse options for possible selves, embracing the liminal period of uncertainty, engaging in projects that expand knowledge and skills, leveraging dormant ties for networking, and practicing self-reflection through social exchanges. The article emphasizes the significance of taking action, seeking support, and avoiding isolation in career reinvention.

Publication Notes

Originally published on April 27, 2020

Available on ECCH


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