We’re full into 2021 and the job search landscape is starting to change a bit. Here are some of the trends and changes going on and you will want to take into consideration.
Remote work isn’t going away. Video interviews are sticking around too. But what are some other things you should know about today’s job search landscape?
There’s the vaccine, the $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill, some small changes in who is unemployed, a growing need/desire by job seekers to find the right cultural match and how to convey what your talents are as a job seeker or potential candidate.
Virtual networking, Zoom, Clubhouse, LinkedIn, livestreaming events…we’ve grown a lot this year. And by using these skills you have proven your adaptability and that you can learn new things.
Using new tools, tools, tips and technology can help you better compete for jobs.
The EEOC Releases Guidelines On Mandatory Vaccinations | Inc.
Will employers be able to require employees to get vaccinated? It’s complicated. But it’s worth understanding.
Well, one of the things that we’re seeing on both sides is flexibility. That is really the key is flexibility on skills. For example, we’ve talked about that there are several industries that aren’t hiring yet. Yet there are a lot of professionals in that space that have a skill set that can match for different roles. And so having companies be really open to hiring based on skill set versus experience, or technology matches based on skill set.
Irina Novoselsky, CEO at CareerBuilder
Where Are the Jobs? The US Government Has Many Right Now | Resume Place
The Feds are a top employer in the US. They have jobs in all lines of work. Federal jobs are in every state. Plus the US government is growing in 2021 due to the additional mission to support the COVID-19 vaccinations and public health programs in America.
Kathryn Troutman, Resume Place
Navigating Your Career Through the Changing World of Work | Next Avenue
I’ve been amazed by the number of recruiters who tell me that it is the job candidate who draws attention to their age during the interview.
Lindsey Pollack, author of “Recalculating”
10 Absolutely Ingenious Ways to Use LinkedIn Career Explorer | Avid Careerist
What is Career Explorer and how can you use it?
…uncover careers you could transition into and might not have considered by mapping the skills you have to thousands of job titles.
Tomer Cohen, Chief Product Officer at LinkedIn
Job Hunting? First Impressions Matter | Susana De Sousa
Typically, people start a new job search by dusting off and updating their resume. I’d like to offer a different approach – first, define goals.
Susana De Sousa
Yes, You Can Still Learn About Company Culture When Interviewing Remotely—Here’s How | The Muse
Especially as companies commit to remote or hybrid work for the future, it’s more important than ever for candidates to know that a company’s values, work style, and goals align with their own.
Hannah Fleishman, Director of Employer Brand and Internal Communications at HubSpot
LinkedIn Writing Service: What Is That? | 3 Ears Media
While there are millions of articles about what makes a good LinkedIn profile or LinkedIn profile writing services, there aren’t many written from the perspective of the people who decide at that crucial moment: the recruiter who sends that link to the hiring manager.
Katrina Kibben, 3 Ears Media
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