COVID-19 has changed how companies hire and what they are hiring for so test out some of these new ideas for your job search.
If you’ve been searching for a new job before the pandemic, you were probably beginning to understand the unwritten rules and norms.
But we’ve started to see some new hiring trends emerge and in case you haven’t already experienced some of these, it’s a good idea to begin planning your strategy.
If you continue to do what you’ve always done, then you’ll get the same results.
In this week’s summary, I’m sharing articles from some of the smart people in my network. You can follow these people for new ideas for your job search and keep up with trends directly. Here’s what you’ll find:
- Responses to illegal job interview questions
- Top jobs and skills in demand in August
- Fix your online job search
- Update your job title on LinkedIn
- Stay positive during job search
- Try using video messaging
I hope some of these articles provide a fresh perspective on job search and help you gain better traction.
How To Answer Illegal Interview Questions Being Asked During COVID-19
Top Jobs & Skills For August 2020 According To LinkedIn
Do More Than Just Apply To Jobs Online
Update Your LinkedIn Job Title and Employer When Unemployed
LinkedIn Comments Are Valuable
Stay Positive During A Long Job Search
Use A Video Message To Get More Responses
[NOTE: This is written for recruiters, however, if they are using it successfully get responses, maybe you should try it too!]
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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.