You’ve tried everything. You’ve researched the companies that interest you and watched the employment section of their websites like a hawk. Networking hasn’t paid off. You spend so much time on indeed.com you’ve made it your browser’s homepage. You even went old-school and started perusing the classifieds in the daily paper. It’s not that you don’t have the skills, personality, and experience to win your dream job… you just can’t find it. Have you really tried everything? Sometimes, simply hoping a job opening will appear just isn’t enough. Sometimes you have to resort to the dreaded cold email.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, lots of people are trying to navigate the current job market, hoping to find new jobs with their existing skills or exploring what new skills they may need to pivot to a different position. LinkedIn has just introduced a new career planning tool that can help you do just that, and it’s called the LinkedIn Career Explorer.
In order to stand apart from the crowd and get your resume to the top of the heap, you’ve heard you should be finding inside connections to help grease the wheels!
It is perhaps the most hated object in the creative world… that cursor in the top left corner of the blank page. It just sits there, blinking at you. Waiting patiently like your stern, condescending fourth-grade teacher waiting for you to answer the question you never heard because you were busy passing a note to the person next to you. From word processors to email clients, that accursed cursor is watching you, leaving you desperate to find a way to unlock creativity and actually start to get things done.
Searching for a new job now and into 2021 means that you’ll need an understanding of labor market trends as well as recruiting trends. This information will help you conduct a smarter 2021 job search.
The job search landscape has once again become treacherous. The pandemic has forced some employers, not all, to lay off or furlough employees. Yet some industries are booming. I want to help you understand what’s going on, so you can adjust your job search. So here’s what you need to know about searching for a new job now and into 2021