HOW TO KEEP YOUR JOB SEARCHING ACTIVE DURING PANDEMIC
This Pandemic time has really hit each and every one so badly that a job search has become a challenge. Even the best of the economy is facing trouble with jobs and recruitments. These can be actually considered as the most unique time if at all looking for a shift in career. As the saying goes “ we are kept from our goal not any obstacles but a clear path to a lesser goal.” Job-hunting during this pandemic is challenging and you may have been redundant too far but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible and it doesn’t mean that you should stop searching for jobs, practicing patience can help you find success. Conducting a successful job search during this pandemic may need one to change the techniques and methods used but that wont mean that you may have to leave the old techniques those are equally important.
Tips for Job Searching
Updating your Resume – Many people tend to share the same old resumes which had been updated a year or so back when you were looking for a job then. This is actually not a good idea. We would suggest to always keep your resume updated with the new skills as achieved and make it more appealing for the recruiters. An updated CV always makes a big difference and actually reflects your personality.
Learn Additional Skills and stay relevant to recruiters – Depending on your career inclination we would recommend that one should be up skilled by pursuing online courses and certifications to hone your skills.
Attending Interviews – with each passing day the pandemic has not left its grip from the global economy leaving many people under distress of loosing jobs, thus making an increase in the number of people looking for work/job openings growing rapidly. Its a time when one really has to be pro active.
Less competition in and around – In the current situation less competition means more the opportunity to be seen. Positions and Opportunities once you thought are unattainable are now within your reach. These are a situation if not grabbed now you’d miss otherwise. Identifying the potential growth opportunities for long run is the best option you can work out now.
Searching for the relevant Jobs– Yes its true with economy going down and all the companies freezing their recruitments. There are still many companies, which are hiring. If you really want a job you cannot have a laid back thought that no recruiters are hiring. Therefore to achieve what you are actually looking forward to keep your job search on and apply to as many relevant jobs as possible.
Networking Online – As the word suggests networking is something you can do best for a job search. Connecting with the people of the company you may want to work with will give you an opportunity to have a sneak peak of the hidden job opportunities that are yet to be open, but may open soon. Groups like LinkedIn may encourage you to connect companies share your views and keep an eye for job openings.