By Tammy S. Robbins, StandOut Resumes
With events and travel plans postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s easy to lose momentum in your career development and relationship building efforts. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to stay connected and keep your career goals on track from your home office. Here are a few virtual networking tips to help you branch out professionally even when you’re stuck inside.
By Julia Randall, StandOut Resumes
Few events in life are more demoralizing and disheartening than getting called to your manager’s office to learn you won’t have a job tomorrow. Add to that the prospect of navigating a job search, and the panic can feel paralyzing for professionals who suddenly face an uncertain future. How do you recover from a layoff? Here are five key steps to take when you need to find a job opportunity—quickly.
By Bridget White Castells, StandOut Resumes
Phone and virtual interviews have become increasingly popular among hiring managers and recruiters in recent years. For those doing the interviewing, the very few drawbacks to this higher-tech screening process are easily offset. They can evaluate more people in less time, turning a large “maybe” pile into a smaller “interested” pile without blocking off their calendars for weeks.
However, there can definitely be a few drawbacks for job seekers. If you don’t take a virtual or phone interview with the same seriousness as you would an in-person interview, you could easily miss out on a great opportunity. Make sure you stand out in the applicant pool with these three virtual interview tips: