2 External support for resilience
So far this week, you’ve focused on the inner work you might need to do to enhance your career resilience. Now you’ll consider some of the external or practical support you can draw on, ranging from monitoring your finances more closely to using your network or benefitting from the expertise of careers advisers or coaches.
A major element of feeling secure and resilient is our financial resilience, defined as ‘the ability to cope financially when faced with a sudden fall in income or unavoidable rise in expenditure’ (Mainwaring, 2020). You’ll look at ways to build your financial resilience in the next section.