How to remain seen, land a promotion when not in the office

Zachyi Lim, who is interning with software company SAP, believes working virtually can affect careers in both positive and negative ways.

For example, he has been more productive and focused while remote as he is able to work in a familiar environment and not “stress about commuting to work”.

“It has, however, become more difficult to work on the soft skills such as networking and communication skills,” he says.

“(But) I see this as an opportunity for growth, not a hurdle.

“It means that I need to be much more proactive in reaching out virtually and initiating conversations.

“As a result of these conversations with people across the business, I have a much better idea of where in the business I would like to go into when my internship concludes.”

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