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Helpful Resources for Job Seekers & Working Professionals During COVID-195 min read

May 20, 2020 5 min read
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Helpful Resources for Job Seekers & Working Professionals During COVID-195 min read

Read­ing Time: 5 min­utes

As the glob¬≠al COVID-19 pan¬≠dem¬≠ic takes a toll on humans, men¬≠ac¬≠ing the econ¬≠o¬≠my of the world, each indi¬≠vid¬≠ual is try¬≠ing to do some¬≠thing on their part. The virus has changed the world around, so it is now time for humans to change them¬≠selves for the world dur¬≠ing and after the virus. COVID-19 has indeed been pos¬≠ing huge chal¬≠lenges for the human race. So many things remain unknown, and solu¬≠tions to many oth¬≠er prob¬≠lems are vague.

While most of the world is stay¬≠ing home to ensure safe¬≠ty, offices all around the world have also shut their premis¬≠es for the well-being of their employ¬≠ees. Work¬≠ing from home has come to the res¬≠cue for almost every orga¬≠ni¬≠za¬≠tion. Employ¬≠ees are still try¬≠ing their best to not let the effects of the pan¬≠dem¬≠ic reduce the work pro¬≠duc¬≠tiv¬≠i¬≠ty. Yet, not every¬≠thing can be set¬≠tled all at once. After all, human civ¬≠i¬≠liza¬≠tion has not come across such an unprece¬≠dent¬≠ed emer¬≠gency since World War II. The grave effects that the pan¬≠dem¬≠ic has put forth on the entire human soci¬≠ety are dif¬≠fi¬≠cult to deal with.

From restric­tion on free move­ment, com­pa­nies tak­ing the sup­port of down­siz­ing to bal­ance their finan­cial reports, peo­ple try­ing to work from home since more than a month, a lot has changed. So how can one deal with these amend­ments in their day-to-day life?

Attaining Work-Life Balance

COVID-19 has indef­i­nite­ly changed the face of work life as we knew it. While work­ing from home was just an excep­tion few months back, it has now become a rule. Employ­ees of all lev­els have start­ed work­ing from home, alter­ing the usu­al work life rhythm. Deal­ing with both work as well as house­hold chores, or being able to draw the line between work and per­son­al life can be drain­ing. Yet it needs to be done or else the impact on your men­tal and phys­i­cal health will be worse. The below men­tioned arti­cle can help you in the best pos­si­ble way to attain a prop­er work-life bal­ance, step-by-step.

Ways To Improve Work-Life Balance During COVID-19

Online Teaching During COVID-19

Since schools, col­leges, uni­ver­si­ties have all shut down dur­ing the lock­down peri­od. And teach­ing and learn­ing would have been at a high lev­el of loss if it was not for Online Teach­ing. The class­rooms have been replaced by lap­top screens and online teach­ing is mak­ing it pos­si­ble to teach as many stu­dents as pos­si­ble. There­fore, the rise of online learn­ing has increased con­sid­er­ably dur­ing the pan­dem­ic. You can go through this resource page and gain all the infor­ma­tion about how to make online edu­ca­tion a suc­cess­ful sub­sti­tute to tra­di­tion­al meth­ods of teaching.

The online edu¬≠ca¬≠tion indus¬≠try is also spread¬≠ing wide¬≠ly as more and more peo¬≠ple are look¬≠ing for¬≠ward to learn new things. So if you want to learn how to effec¬≠tive¬≠ly gain suc¬≠cess in online teach¬≠ing, this resource page has all the details you need to know.

Top Resources For Tips On Teaching Online During COVID-19

Dealing With Layoffs

COVID-19 has caused a great dam¬≠age to the job indus¬≠try of today. A sheet of uncer¬≠tain¬≠ty is spread all over the globe, where peo¬≠ple are unsure. When will things get back to nor¬≠mal post COVID-19 or will there ever be a nor¬≠mal? The econ¬≠o¬≠my has fall¬≠en apart where busi¬≠ness¬≠es are clue¬≠less as to when will they start func¬≠tion¬≠ing in their tra¬≠di¬≠tion¬≠al ways. And when will they be able to make prof¬≠its. So com¬≠pa¬≠nies have start¬≠ed tem¬≠po¬≠rary lay¬≠offs and per¬≠ma¬≠nent lay¬≠offs both.

When the world is already deal­ing with a pan­dem­ic, fac­ing a lay­off can be stress­ful and tir­ing. How would you man­age and deal with the occur­ring expens­es? What should be your next move when the move­ment has stopped for the whole world? There are so many ques­tions that cross the mind when you face a lay­off. This arti­cle will give you answers to all these ques­tions and make you aware of all the steps you can take to emerge out from a layoff.

How To Deal With Being Laid Off Due To COVID-19

Finding A Job Opportunity

The unfore­seen pan­dem­ic has brought a halt in every­one’s life. From fresh­er’s who were to take their first step in the job mar­ket have nowhere to step on now. And peo­ple who were wait­ing for a bet­ter job oppor­tu­ni­ty are also clue­less about where to look. But the fact is, if you have the skills and poten­tial, you can find an oppor­tu­ni­ty for your­self even dur­ing this pandemic.

Find­ing a job is an alto­geth­er skill in itself and you need to know how to take each step per­fect­ly to find the best oppor­tu­ni­ty. The arti­cle giv­en below has a step-by-step detailed analy­sis of what you should do to find a job and land one dur­ing COVID-19.

How To Find A Job Opportunity During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Industries Hiring During COVID-19

If you think that it is impos­si­ble to find a job dur­ing a pan­dem­ic, think again. There are a lot of indus­tries which are work­ing tremen­dous­ly to keep up with the increase in demand of their ser­vices and prod­ucts even dur­ing COVID-19. As a result, a lot of the indus­tries are look­ing to hire more and more employ­ees to meet the coro­n­avirus relat­ed demand.

So if you are look­ing for a new job oppor­tu­ni­ty, do not fret. There are a lot of indus­tries where job seek­ers can find oppor­tu­ni­ties even dur­ing these tough times. A lot of the jobs have become in-demand dur­ing the lock­down and the pan­dem­ic. So with the resource page men­tioned below, you can learn about the var­i­ous indus­tries that are active­ly hir­ing. You will also get the right infor­ma­tion about how to find the oppor­tu­ni­ty and what pro­files are avail­able to work for in var­i­ous industries.

Trending Industries That Are Still Hiring During COVID-19

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