Gather round for this week’s job search roundup with articles to help wrangle a new job!
This week’s job search roundup addresses how to overcome the unique challenges faced by job seekers during this once-in-a-lifetime pandemic.
High unemployment means there is more competition for jobs. This requires investing more effort to get noticed. We saw this back during the Great Recession but we have short memories. For the millions of people who find themselves unemployed and looking right now, hang in there. It will take more time and persistence on your part to secure your next job.
One difference between the Great Recession and this pandemic is that employers have become open to hiring for remote work. This opens the door for many job seekers to secure employment – IF you know how to pursue Work From Home opportunities and provide evidence you’ll be successful working remotely.
And once you do get the chance to interview for a job, you want to make sure you’re prepared. Begin familiarizing yourself with best practices in interviewing. AND PRACTICE OUT LOUD!
Finally, uplevel your skills while you are unemployed. You’ll lists of free courses to help you modernize your portfolio of skills.
Enjoy this week’s job search roundup!
Land A Job During A Pandemic | Fast Company
Adjust Your Job Search | Dice
Guide To Successful Interviews | Job-Hunt.org
WORK FROM HOME (WFH)
FREE ONLINE COURSES
LinkedIn’s Popular Free Courses | LifeHacker
Leverage Social Media For Your Job Search | Mac’s List
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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.