The job market fluctuated drastically this year, with unemployment rates swinging from a 50-year-low at the beginning of 2020 at 3.6%to then skyrocketing to nearly 15% in just a matter of months.As we near the end of 2020, the job market has strengthened significantly but continues tochange as companies adjust to ever-evolving demand.We’ve been supporting job seekers throughout every stage this year, helping you navigate a very different application, interview, and onboarding experience than in years past.
As we reflect on 2020 and the many ways job seekers had to pivot to stand out in one of the most competitive job markets in the decade, we’re sharing our top 7 most popular resources that helped thousands of job seekers do so.
2020 has undoubtedly shifted how job interviews are conducted, but it’s also adjusted the questions asked. Click here to read what 5 surprising new interview questions job seekers should prepare for, and how.
With many companies hiring despite the pandemic,there is an influx of virtual interviews. How cancandidates put their best foot forward without physically being in the same room as the interviewer? Click here to read 8 ways to ace your virtual interview.
It’s no secret that a recession is one of the toughest times to be job searching. Job seekers today must do everything they can to separate themselves from the crowd and we’re sharing all the need-to-know tips for standing out in a recession, straight from our recruiting experts. Click here to read our 10 secrets.
With more time at home, there are many resources for job seekers to develop themselves professionallyand set themselves apart in the job search. Improve your dexterity and become a more competitive professional by utilizing these 12 free resources to learn in-demand skills, all without leaving your couch. Click here to read.
LaSalle Network has helped job seekers and been a source of career development for professionals at every level for the last 22 years. Our CEO, Tom Gimbel, shared 10 tips on ways he’s progressed his own career and encourages others to do the same. Click here to read the 10 tips.
Everyone knows the advantage of a college internship. Experience, connections and hopefully a future job offer. But what do you do when an internship isn’t in the cards for you? LOTS. Click here to learn how to gain experience without an internship.
When it comes to professional networking, LinkedIn is one of the most effective tools on the market today. With the ability to share experience, skills and achievements with other professionals around the world, it has never been easier to present a virtual resume. When used appropriately, LinkedIn can help make powerful connections to take a professional career to the next level.
This guide contains in-depth information on the many features of LinkedIn to ensure the full potential of a profile is being taken advantage of. Harnessing the tools mentioned in this guide can help aid in a job search, as well as career advancement.
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