I am currently in a job transition. However, this time, before I jump back into the fold, I’ve decided to take a breather from corporate HR. It’s been a new and enlightening experience for me. This is the first time since 1996 I’ve had the opportunity to take time between full-time jobs. That’s a mighty, mighty long time.
Interestingly, although I’ve chosen to take some time, I typically don’t do “limbo” well. I’m a creature of habit in many regards. For example, I was at my last job for 7 years. The job before that 10 years. Other examples? When a McDonald’s employee who served me coffee every day for 2 years was no longer there – it stunk! Who else knew I was “small coffee, two Splendas”? When my past company ran out of Coke Zero for a week…the horror.
My point is, even silly transitions can throw you into limbo.
My definition of limbo is…