Episode #110 – Job Transitions and the Lingering Identity : Sarah Marie Wittman

In today’s episode, Teresa is joined by Sarah Marie Wittman to talk about “Job Transitions and the Lingering Identity.” Sarah is an Assistant Professor of Management at George Mason University’s School of Business.

The recent changes in the labor market have caused people to switch jobs, but what from our past jobs carries over?

Teresa and Sarah discuss “lingering identities.” Sarah wrote an article on lingering identities, which is the expression she uses to describe identities that are premised on former roles that persist significantly beyond role change. They talk about how this can impact your new job.

To read the articles referenced in the podcast :

Contact: swittman@gmu.edu

Episode Timeline

00:06Introduction and Disclaimer 01:24Lingering Identity 12:53Break and Public Service Announcement 13:18Impacts on Job Success 22:45Teresa’s Closing Remarks
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Teresa McQueen, Esq.
Founder, Host and Executive Producer
Teresa is a skilled trial attorney (a recovering litigator!), Corporate Counsel for Western Growers Family of Companies, a published author and frequent speaker on a wide range of topics including harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. She is a Certified Business Etiquette Trainer and hosts the Workplace Perspective podcast to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer/employee relationships.*

*The views expressed by Teresa McQueen are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Western Growers Family of Companies, its officers, directors, board members, employees, or members.

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