Our 10 Best Blogs For Job Seekers In 2020

December 15, 2020 Catherine Tacopina

2020 was a much different year than most people expected. During such a turbulent time, many professionals found themselves looking for new opportunities, having to adjust to remote work, and learning how to make sense of a completely ‘new normal.’ With such sudden changes happening, many turned to our blogs for job seekers in order to make sense of their situation and find some much-needed advice during an uncertain time.

While this year had many challenges, there was plenty of advice to be given to those looking for it. Here are our top 10 blogs for job seekers that we wrote in 2020:

6 Resume Mistakes To Stop Making Today

If you’re looking for a new job, you know just how important it is to have a stellar resume! You probably also know that even the smallest mistake could hurt your chances of landing a job. In this blog, we talk about six resume mistakes to be on the lookout for.

Is The Cover Letter Phasing Out? It Depends

Cover letters are beginning to feel more and more obsolete, but can you really ignore them in a job application? We set the record straight in this article about cover letters and what they mean today! 

5 Things You Need To Do After Getting Laid Off

2020 saw many professionals experience a layoff for the first time. While this scenario is stressful and emotionally draining, it’s important to not wallow for too long. Instead, this blog discussed five ways you can bounce back from a layoff and set yourself up for future success. 

Furloughed? 5 FAQs About What This Means

In addition to lay-offs, many companies had to make the tough decision to furlough some of their employees. Professionals who experienced this turned to this blog to discover what this process means and how it would affect them in the long-run. 

Should You Consider Temporary Employment? 5 Questions To Ask

This year made many professionals rethink their career and what this means for their next job change. For some, this meant seriously considering pursuing temporary or contract opportunities for the first time. In this blog, we discussed the five considerations every professional should make when deciding what type of job opportunity to pursue. 

How To Make Your Resume Stand Out (And Get Past The ATS)

If you want to get hired, you know that you need a stand-out resume. With more employers using applicant tracking systems to source candidates, how do you get noticed in the first place? Here, we discuss tips for optimizing your resume for an ATS! 

4 (Subtle) Interview Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Job Search

Once you’ve landed a job interview, you may be thinking about all the ways you need to prepare. However, it’s just as important to consider the things you shouldn’t do. In this blog for job seekers, we discuss four subtle ways you could be sabotaging your interviews. 

How To Build Virtual Business Relationships

The job market in 2020 has been incredibly competitive for job seekers, and it looks like this trend will continue throughout the beginning of 2021. As a result, networking should be an integral part of your job searching strategy. Since a pandemic makes networking in-person nearly impossible, you must take your efforts online. In this blog, we asked our recruiters to discuss their top tips for virtual networking! 

7 Ways To Navigate A Virtual Job Fair

Much of the professional landscape has gone remote this year, and job fairs and other networking opportunities were no exception. To fill this void, many turned to virtual job fairs and other online opportunities in order to find new job leads. Earlier this year, we talked about the multiple ways professionals could navigate a virtual job fair.

Tips For Starting A New Job As A Remote Employee

If you are on the hunt for a new job, chances are, you will start in a remote capacity. This can present new challenges as a new hire, from getting to know your coworkers to learning new systems and programs. We address tips for overcoming these obstacles in this blog on how to start a new job when you’re working remotely.

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