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Job Searching in a Pandemic
Elizabeth Shultz, M.E.d, CRC, CPRW
Job Searching in a Pandemic is not an easy task to complete. Whether you suddenly found yourself unemployed or realize job security is not to be taken for granted and have spent time recently looking for employment, then you know the job search game has changed. Less than six months ago, the job market was an employee market meaning the average job-seeker would likely have multiple options. However, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (July 2020), there are now approximately 16 million unemployed individuals in the U.S. That’s a lot of competition. Even the most qualified job seekers are having to make concessions.