What a strange year for Americans’ careers. Start with the fact that millions simply quit their jobs in 2021 because of burnout, personal responsibilities or a chance to find better opportunities elsewhere. Many also lost their jobs because they refused to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or because their employers had to scale back during the pandemic. Meanwhile, a number of protesters who stormed the United States Capitol on January 6 discovered that their actions came at a cost to their careers.
Then there are those whose careers suffered for more personal reasons. Firing employees on Zoom and impersonating a customer to impress potential investors were the sparks behind some of this year’s most notable career flame-outs. Others are hanging on, but suffered reputational damage that they’re now trying to repair.
Read the full story on Forbes: forbes.com/sites/jenamcgregor/2021/12/27/the-biggest-career-crashes-of-2021/?sh=30ff476d7c68
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