What will the world of work look like post-COVID, and what can you do to prepare yourself to succeed, particularly if you’re interested in making a career transition
For millions of us, working from home has become the norm (millions of others have jobs that don’t permit that). But working remotely successfully takes some doing, as I learned while researching my new book, Great Pajama Jobs: Your Complete Guide to Working From Home.
Attending a virtual job fair is a relatively easy way to connect with recruiters, hiring managers and career experts. They’re being offered by an increasing number of job-board websites.
What You’ll Learn: Navigating the remote job market. What makes a really good remote employer or remote-friendly company? What should job seekers look for in a remote employer? Key steps people should take when searching for a remote job. Resumes and cover letter best practices for remote job applications.
It may be a campaign tactic, but older workers be forewarned. Ageism runs deep in our culture–especially in the workplace.
Once the pandemic ends, a large number of older workers will need to find a new job — or even a new career.
As Americans struggle to find new positions, it may be the right time to ask “Is It Time For My Second Act?”
Worldwide population aging is just beginning. “The world will look much older in the decades to come, and employers must adapt to this demographic shift,” Paul Irving, chairman of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging
“Submitting resumés online lets job seekers feel like they’re looking for a job, but it’s like watching someone beating up a vending machine completely unwilling to accept that it just ate his or her money.”