A virtual job hunt has become the new normal and won’t disappear once COVID goes away or head back into the workplace.
A virtual job hunt just means that you’ll be networking and interviewing online rather than in person.
Technically, you’ve already been virtually job hunting for years. You’ve used social networking sites, email and you’ve had phone interviews. These are all familiar to you.
The secret is making the most of each of every virtual encounter knowing that the opportunity for an in-person exchange won’t happen or at least not for a while.
In this week’s summary you’ll find:
- Tips for virtual hiring events (like virtual career fairs) and video interviews
- The lies you’ve been telling yourself about job search
- How to find a job club
- How to ask for an informational interview
- And more!
There’s one thing you must know, the methods and strategies you used before COVID aren’t going to be as effective as they once were. You’ll need to try some new tricks to get results in a virtual job hunt.
Virtual hiring events can include virtual career fairs and video interviews. Learn more about these recruiting methods and what you need to do to shine.
See Sarah Johnston explain what an informational interview is and more importantly, how to ask for one!
In Case You Missed It
Last week I updated several articles and want to make sure you saw them.
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.