One of the best ways to move your search forward is by taking control.
You may feel as if there is little you actually have control over right now. And that’s true, you can’t make companies start hiring or revoke your town or city’s shelter in place declaration.
But what you can do is reach out to people.
This week’s summary includes advice for job search during the Coronavirus, networking tips, virtual career fair tips, and remote job boards and best practices.
What Does the Coronavirus Pandemic Mean for Your Job Search?
by Lisa Rabasca Roepe | The Muse
This is just the type of article I’m talking about to help you move your search forward! These helpful tips emphasize what you can do to make the most of these unusual times. Get ideas about what to say when reaching out to someone in your network, online training resources and more.
Last week’s summary contained more helpful resources for job search during the Coronavirus.
The 18 Best Remote Job Boards in 2020
by Biron Clark | Career Sidekick
Whether you need immediate income or you are looking for a career that allows you to work remotely, the job boards in this article have you covered.
23 Essential Tips for Working Remotely
by Lindsey Pollak and Eileen Coombes | Inc.
There are a lot of little things to pay attention to when working remotely. Whether you are employed or looking for a job, these are tips that will help everyone.
VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS
Online Job Fairs: How to Succeed (Even If It’s Your 1st Time)
by Dorlee Michaeli, MBA, LCSW | SocialWork.Career
For colleges, universities and communities, virtual career fairs have been around at least since 2016. This article includes seven tips for online career fairs from top career experts.
Networking Is Still Important. Here’s how to do it while you’re stuck inside
by Andrew Seamon | GetHired Newsletter
While you may not be able to meet over coffee, you absolutely can and should still network. Networking is one of the most important activities you can take for your career growth. This article includes advice from author and speaker Dorie Clark, who wrote Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You and Stand Out. And if you enjoyed this article on GetHired, you can subscribe at the bottom of the article. It contains a lot of valuable information to help job seekers.
Examples of Why Video Marketing is So Important
by Andre Palko | Small Business Rainmaker
See all the reasons why video marketing for personal branding is so powerful.
There were a couple of live events I took part in this week (online, of course). Here are links to the video replays.
Steps To Prepare for Job Search During Covid-19 Crisis
by Virginia Franco Resumes
This features recruiter, Ed Han, LinkedIn strategist, Andy Foote, resume writer, Virginia Franco and me. (Follow them on LinkedIn)
What You Need To Be Doing To Job Search At Home in Quarantine
by Jacob Share | JobMob
No matter where in the world you live, here are tips to help you move your search forward.
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.