Searching For A Job During COVID-19

Do you want a new job but worried about changing paths during a pandemic? Your perfect career is out there, even during these uncertain times. Below are some fundamental steps you can take to get started. These steps will help you weed out all the noise and get you to your career faster. Search for jobs that suit you The first step is to identify your skills, knowledge, and experience. Write out all the things you're good at and support them with examples from your past employment. Once you've completed the list, look online, and search for job listings. Job board platforms like LinkedIn and Glassdoor allow you to search using keywords to find a job that matches your skillset. Fine-tune your resume Once you've found an ideal match, the next step is to refresh your resume. Add your most recent job experience and reference your critical responsibilities within that position to bring value to [...]

Searching For A Job During COVID-192020-10-14T15:54:23-06:00

Balancing Work and School During COVID-19

Covid-19 has been rising across the nation, leaving most schools to decide to reopen virtually this fall while workers continue to work remotely. It may be difficult for working parents to strike a balance juggling the demands of parenting while meeting requirements at work. Managing projects and sticking to deadlines is hard enough, let alone try doing it while also tending to children who are schooling from home. Setting boundaries is essential to be successful when schools reopen virtually. Create a schedule to plan your days ahead of time. Write out when to start your workday, and when you can take breaks to help your child(ren) with their schooling. It will require some planning, self-discipline, and practical time management skills. The key to making back-to-school and working remote successful is to develop a support system and to set reasonable expectations with your boss, your child(ren), and educators at school. If you can, try to get [...]

Balancing Work and School During COVID-192020-07-30T17:39:13-06:00

Resurrect Your Resume During COVID-19

As professional resume writers, we've been lucky to stay busy during COVID-19, but this is not the case for millions of people. With more and more people filing unemployment each week, many wonder how they can stand out among a sea of job applicants. It's time to resurrect your resume.  The Future of Resumes We all know that a resume has just 6 seconds to grab the attention of the employer. But in today's chaotic world, that could be even less due to shorter attention spans. One trend we're seeing is employers asking applicants to submit video resumes. HR professionals cannot currently interview people in person due to social distancing guidelines, but they still want to get a feel for someone's character and mannerisms to see if they would be a good fit for their team. A video can work as a personal cover letter to show an employer why you are a good fit. Be [...]

Resurrect Your Resume During COVID-192021-03-02T21:11:26-06:00
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