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    Lightbulb How to Find a Job during Pandemic

    We are currently living in an era where another pandemic has started the COVID-19 outbreak. This pandemic already destroyed a lot of important events in our lives, such as a wedding, birthday celebration, out of the country trip and graduation. Face-to-face classes and working on-site are banned, and online classes and work from home are normalized. Several establishments, even huge and well-known companies, already announced their permanent shut down, and a lot of individuals become unemployed.

    Even though almost everything is put on hold because of this outbreak, you can still find new ways to start your career during the quarantine. Nowadays, a long list of companies from different parts of the world are still hiring new employees for full-time positions. Most of these companies are offering work-from-home set up to ensure the safety of their employees.

    We all know that it is hard to cope up with anxiety and stress, especially in times like this. However, keep in mind that there are still great opportunities waiting for you. So, here are some tips on how you can find a job during the quarantine.

    Tip #1: Do research about in-demand skills



    Conducting research is advisable whether you are an undergraduate, fresh graduate, or a professional in your field. However, since not all of us are graduates in a field where work-from-home is possible, you might be considering changing your career. With this, you can invest your time in learning and searching about in-demand skills during a pandemic.

    Artificial intelligence, network and information security, customer service representative, and data visualization are just examples of the technical skills in-demand this 2020. You do not need to worry if you took a different course in college because there are websites that offer short online courses for free. This will help you to be knowledgeable enough to your chosen field, as well as you can credit it when you are making your resume or CV.

    Always think that you have a huge space for career growth, thus do not limit yourself in your field. These aforementioned in-demand skills, whether technical, programming language, or customer care support, become handy as you discover other jobs during this unprecedented time.


    Tip #2: Use a free online job search engine and look for your desired job

    Internet and our well-developed technology are more than just having access to your social media accounts, put them to use as you seek for a job position. Nowadays, hundreds of websites on the Internet become a platform for multiple employers, like companies listed on Fortune 500, to post their employment listing. Indeed, job opportunities are just one click away.



    Access these websites, and look for companies, like Accenture, which they can provide you competitive salary and benefits package. You can simply use SEO tools to visit job websites or download the version of the mobile application for easy access. You can also see the companies profile, reputation, and rating from the employees, as well as the location of their office.

    These websites are useful for everyone, from beginners to professionals. Career aspirants can easily look for viable job options with the use of their electronic devices, even if we are experiencing an outbreak.


    Tip #3: Improve your resume

    Just like the websites for job hunting, also hundreds of website offer free resume templates. You have to keep in mind that a resume is not just a piece of paper. Most of the employers will base their first assessment and impression on your resume. So, create it as detailed as possible and make it catchy for the employers eyes.



    Your resume should include your personal information, like full name, age, date of birth, and so on. It is necessary to put your educational background and highest attainment, certificates, and awards you have received, as well as any work experience if possible. Positive traits and attitude should also be written, this would help you, employer, to gauge and assess your personality.

    To meet the initial requirements of your employer, you have to invest your time in constructing your resume. It is possible to get more job interviews and attract huge companies as you improve your application materials.


    Tip #4: Prepare for your virtual interview



    As you look for job opportunities, it is also necessary to prepare for your interview. All career aspirants, from fresh graduates to well-experienced professionals, are required to undergo the interview process. However, there will still be a time when interviews are nerve-racking situation and make us feel anxious.

    Keep in mind that before the interview, you need to search and review for the common interview questions. This will help you avoid unfavorable scenarios, like stuttering or stammering. Aside from this, you can also avail mock interviews from career experts offered by interview preparation websites. They will point out your strong and weak points, as well as they will give you recommendations to pass your job interview.

    Interview preparation might take a lot of time and effort, but it will be all worth it as you get your desired position. You do not need to visit all the websites available on the Internet, you just to pick what suits you the best.


    Tip #5: Get yourself mentally prepared and be confident that you will get hired

    Well-managed mental health and a positive mindset will help you find the perfect job for you even during the quarantine. It is important to practice your pronunciation and speak slowly and clear during the interview, and avoid speaking in a monotonic voice. Aside from this, you need to show to your employer that you are confident that you will get the position. This way the employer will see that you are capable to handle stressful situations.



    Unprecedented times like this does not mean you have to stop reaching your goals. Learn to be optimistic and cope up with the situation. Have confidence as you go with the job hiring process, trust yourself, and do not let negative vibes take away your success.


    As the city lock downs and applied strict community quarantine, work-from-home jobs are increasing in demand. They will have less exposure to other people and mark their safety from the virus. Consequently, they will earn competitive salaries while inside the safety of their homes. Do not let this pandemic to stop you finding a stable job, and supporting your needs while reaching your goals.

    Though trading on financial markets involves high risk, it can still generate extra income in case you apply the right approach. By choosing a reliable broker such as InstaForex you get access to the international financial markets and open your way towards financial independence. You can sign up here.


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    HOW TO FIND JOB DURING PANDEMIC
    One of the deceased that had a significant impart on the globat economy is coromavirus (civic 19) and also in our job search. It has caused stock market volatility and imparcted various industries. If someone have a current job ,most likely you are doing it from your home .Some small businesses enterprises have been forced to close down or temporary and large business have been affected by the strain of losing business and a disrupted supply chain.
    Some companies have responded to the health crisis with layoffs,furioughs, cutting hours and overtime pay,and implementing hiring freezed. Other companies are actively hiriy and posting new jobs almost everyday. Presently nobody could predict the decision about what the national and global impact will be on hiring. But there are many ways one can stay save positive and practice about job searching during this hard time

    1, ENGAGE YOUR NETWORK
    many people understand that this is a very difficult time for some people around them and they still want to render one or two help however they can.
    Let everyone around you know that you are searching for job and do not hesitate to tell them about the type of job you are looking for and your target companies so they will be on look out for openings. They will be Abe to inform you whenever they hear of anything. Let people know your skills try to reach out to former colleagues and bosses if they see openings at their companies. They are more likely to help you than the competition because they know your skills and your work ethics. Even if they are not hiring they can be references for your other applications. Since they are in the industry, they may hear of other jobs through their own network and they can recommend you.

    2, PRACTICE PHONE AND VIDEO JOB
    INTERVIEW
    We could see now that many are working remotely, job interview are been done by video and phone instead of IRL.Though it can be more challenging to have a phone interview because it is not easy to interpret someone's reaction and have a conversation that will flows naturally. It can be tricker to have a video interview and it is because it can be feel awkward to be on camera. You will stand out if you leant the interviews. And we've got the phone job interview and video job interview tips and the necessary things you need to know.

    3, TAKE ON A TEMP OR FREELANCE GIG
    If it happens that you do not have any job ,you can apply for a temp and freelance work to pay the bills .It could lead to a full-time when you impress your co-worker. It will be a great opportunity for you to game some in-demand and skills if you are correntlly working from home .You must have it in mind that the employers are looking for people who are self discipline enough to work from home ,have the excellent spirit and verbal communication skills is necessary to communicate with your colleagues and clients remotely, and are organized and efficient.

    4, SHOW OFF YOUR TRANFERRABLE
    SKILLS
    This day there is so much competition for jobs,so it is very Important for you to up your game seriously right now .First,priorize jobs that babe been posted mostly recently because that is a sign that the company has a current roll that needs to be filled. If a posting has been up for weeks,it may be less of priority for the company right now.You must be confident when you are reading job postings and remember that you can still get the job even if you do not even meet all of the job gualifications.Use your resume band cover letter to show you have a trasferable skills employer are seeking.

    5, CUSTOMIZED YOUR APPLICATION
    FOR EACH JOB
    You need to spend more time on each letter and resume in other to make your job application gets seen.It takes more time to modify them for each job application but it is necessary. When you apply for a job online, your application often goes unto a Applicants tracking system (ATS) software that reviews your resume to determine how well you had fit the requirements of the job posting.

    6, STAY UP TO DATE
    Do not be discouraged with so much uncertainty into the world in this time we are. It may be very difficult to try to conduct a job search. When you need help staying focuy join monster today and start getting weekly email updated with the latest experts advice on how to find a job.Write a resume and prepare very well for an interview. Also upload your resume so that the recruiters and hiring managers will be able to find and get in touch with you as soon as a new position gets posted. You can think of this as the first step bin finding your right fit.

    Though trading on financial markets involves high risk, it can still generate extra income in case you apply the right approach. By choosing a reliable broker such as InstaForex you get access to the international financial markets and open your way towards financial independence. You can sign up here.


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    Hi,
    Thanks for the tips. A resume is key to get to an interview. And during a virtual interview, every single detail matters - from clothes to the sound and video quality.

    Though trading on financial markets involves high risk, it can still generate extra income in case you apply the right approach. By choosing a reliable broker such as InstaForex you get access to the international financial markets and open your way towards financial independence. You can sign up here.


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    These are very useful job hunting tips during pandemic. I was applying to nearly 80-90 jobs each week to get invited for 2-3 interviews a week.

    Though trading on financial markets involves high risk, it can still generate extra income in case you apply the right approach. By choosing a reliable broker such as InstaForex you get access to the international financial markets and open your way towards financial independence. You can sign up here.


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    Indeed. The amount of sent applications with you personal attitude and cover letter should be key points in a job search too. I always write my essay motivation letter why I want a job. Recommendations from reliable companies/people are also necessary to make an impression.
    Last edited by Coopergetready; 14-06-2021 at 12:45 PM.


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