Don’t Overlook This No. 1 Factor When Looking for a Job During Covid-19
As businesses remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, nearly 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the past month. And with more layoffs expected, the job market will only continue to get more competitive.
The simple truth is that most job seekers won’t get hired right away, which is why it’s important to know which industries are hiring and be diligent in submitting applications. But that’s not the only thing you should be doing.
As an executive who has been interviewing and hiring for more than 20 years, the biggest mistake I see people making when job hunting, especially during times of desperation, is limiting their strategy to only sending out as many resumes as possible — and not taking a few minutes out of their day to focus on networking.