The pandemic has resulted in an increase in the use of video technology and remote work. Most importantly, it has made it imperative to adjust your job search.
Today’s job search is different from what it was before the pandemic.
Interviews are conducted over video and employers are looking for a different set of skills to prove candidates can work remotely. And speaking of skills, what skills will be more important for new jobs emerging after the pandemic?
This week’s summary includes articles to help you understand the subtleties of a pandemic job search and how to adjust your job search.
- Preparing for the end of unemployment benefits
- Networking tips galore
- How to be more likable during video conversations
- Remote job interview questions
- Interviewing trends in 2020
- Tips for older job seekers
- Future workplace skills
- and more!
What to Do When Your Unemployment Benefits Run Out | Alison Doyle
What You Need to Know About the Elements of Networking | Andrew Seaman
7 Magic Phrases That Make You Instantly Likable on Video Calls | Michael Thompson
10 Remote Job Interview Questions You’ve Got to Be Ready to Answer | Jaclyn Westlake
Hot Job Interview Trends for 2020: What the Experts Say | Bob McIntosh
OLDER JOB SEEKERS
5 Charts Showing the Jobs of a Post-pandemic Future – And the Skills You Need to Get Them | World Economic Forum
Follow Friday: The Career Sherpa | Sparrows
I hadn’t heard of Sparrows before, but it sounds like an interesting platform and I’ll be writing about it in the future.
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Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.