As with the previous pandemics and other major events, such as the Great Depression and World War II, the coronavirus pandemic will profoundly change workplaces and the nature of work itself. In fact, it already has. Many of these changes, especially the massive shift toward remote work are probably here to stay. So, if you’re looking for a job now or in the future, you might want to keep this in mind. But what does a remote job search look like?
As a new month begins, we enter the second half of 2020 continuing to struggle with the economic and societal effects of a global pandemic. Covid-19 is wearing on us, whether we have contracted the virus or not. Inundated daily by news of the political indecision, social controversy, and still rising infection rates, many of us are simply exhausted by this new reality. But perhaps most of all, we want to go back to work. The question, at this point some five months in, is how realistic is that goal?