Job search is different today! During these unusual times job seekers are facing unfamiliar situations during interviews, networking and even career fairs. This week’s summary will help you prepare for unfamiliar situations.
A lot has changed over the past 10 months when it comes to job search. This week’s summary includes articles to help you become better prepared for some of the scenarios you’ll come across.
And while these aren’t all unique to today’s situation, they are new to you as someone who hasn’t searched for a new job in awhile.
- Questions to ask when interviewing for a remote job
- If you were fired, learn how to answer “why did you leave”
- Questions to ask during an informational interview
- Prepare for an online career fair
- Learn data analysis skills for free
- Manage your emotions (at work and in job search)
If you enjoyed any or all of these, share them with your network! Better yet, share them on LinkedIn!
Asking smart questions during a networking meeting/informational meeting/exploratory meeting is a good idea! Use some of these! (Just don’t call it an informational interview!)
14 Key Questions To Ask In An Informational Interview | Forbes Coaches Council
Online Job Fairs: How to Succeed (Even If It’s Your 1st Time) | SocialWork Career
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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.