If you are struggling to find ways to stay productive during the pandemic, consider looking into some things that can help you grow in your professional career.
Unless you’re a chef, perfecting a bread recipe isn’t going to help much in your future, but learning how to land a job can!
Maximize Your Presence on Social Media
If you’re a new reader of ours, you should know that we often sing the praises of LinkedIn.
The best thing that you can do for yourself if you are looking for a job is to be a master of LinkedIn. This includes making positive connections with professionals in your industry, post a professionally crafted resume, find jobs that fit your requirements and build a network that will last throughout your professional career.
Nobody knows more about your career journey than you do. If you have a story to tell about your journey in your industry, or a fresh-subjective view of your industry in general, consider writing some articles!
Not only will you grow your writing skills, but you’ll also help grow your own network of industry professionals. Who knows! Articles online travel quick; your next employer might see your article!
Practice Your Job Interview Skills
If you’re back on the job hunt, you need to make sure you have some airtight interview skills. You need to make sure you can keep your composure, stay focused and give the interviewer your best effort.
If you need help honing your job skills, this video can help!
Your fifth-grade teacher was right; knowledge is power.
If you want to stay on track about what is going on in your industry, you need to do some reading. Find articles that deal with current events in your industry, and how you can be a part of them.
Follow some industry professionals on LinkedIn, and pay attention to the articles that they post. Remember, the things that your peers care about in your industry are things that you need to care about as well.
When the pandemic is over and you go back to work, you need to know what has happened to your industry so that you can be a leader who knows how to handle the situation.