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Many workers were displaced when COVID-19 erupted in this country, including those who normally worked from their homes. While it might feel like replacing your position in the current climate is impossible, there are plenty of opportunities worth exploring. EmployDiversity offers the following resources to walk you through what you need to do to get back on track in your career.
Contemplate How to Find Work in Your Dream Role
Being between jobs is a tough situation, but it’s an ideal time to reevaluate your career path. Think through what skills you have and what your dream job would look like to help identify your direction, then translate those skills for potential employers. This means you should:
Don’t Let Your Leadership Skills Fall By the Wayside
If you’ve come from a leadership position and are seeking a leadership role in your new career path, building on your leadership skills should be top of mind. You can do this through training, online research and even books like these:
Market Yourself to Stand Out Among the Competition
Depending on your direction, you’ll be doing some self-promotion in one form or another. From branding to building an online presence, solutions abound:
You Need to Be Ready to Get Started Right Away
In order to dive in, you’ll need to have everything at your fingertips for your next job. Thankfully, in our electronic era, appropriate tools and equipment abound.
Losing one’s job is tough enough, but it can feel utterly devastating when the world is in crisis. However, now is the perfect time to regroup and start fresh. Decide on your next direction, put yourself out there and keep learning. Your next job is waiting!