Coronavirus / COVID-19 Articles

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    The Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now

    September 16, 2020

    Retail jobs are rapidly returning, cloud engineering roles are skyrocketing, and essential workers continue to be in high demand. These are just some of the findings from LinkedIn’s latest job posting data, detailed below. While hiring around the world got off to a relatively quick recovery, it’s been rockier in recent weeks, according to LinkedIn Chief...

  • How Netflix Adjusted Its Employer Branding to Reflect the Current Reality

    September 9, 2020

    Over the past few years, Netflix has built a binge-worthy employer brand from the ground up. Known as WeAreNetflix across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to differentiate it from the consumer brand, and simply as Netflix on LinkedIn, the brand currently has an audience of almost six million people. And while it’s aimed at working professionals who might be...

  • I've made it to final round interviews at two companies since I lost my job due to COVID. In both cases, I spent multiple hours on Zoom, crafted and delivered presentations, participated in role plays, and taught myself their software so I could evangelize it in my interviews.  In both cases, I was informed via email that they would not be moving forward. No explanation, no feedback, just "we went another way."  Asking so much of a candidate in preparation of an interview, and then not even picking up the phone to deliver the news is lazy and disrespectful. As a candidate, it's painful under normal circumstances, but especially traumatizing during COVID where we are all feeling insecure, panicked and anxious about our futures.

    In Viral Post, Out-of-Work Recruiter Asks for One Thing

    August 10, 2020

    Recruiter Sophie Symonds has clearly touched a nerve. She wrote a post about losing her job to COVID-19 that has resonated with readers around the world. So far, nearly 8,000 people have commented on it and over 182K people have reacted to it. In a four-paragraph post on LinkedIn, Sophie explained that she had made it to final-round interviews with two companies...

  • Quote: the more your know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future -Theodore Roosevelt

    6 Things Recruiters Can Learn From Past Recessions

    August 6, 2020

    Most experts agree we’re in a recession. COVID-19 has slowed the economy just like the mortgage crisis did in 2007 and the dot-com...

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    Global Data Shows Surge in Remote Work

    July 30, 2020

    When COVID-19 hit earlier this year, the number of people working remotely skyrocketed. Millions of companies had to embrace...

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    4 Humorous Remote Work Moments for When You Need a Break

    July 29, 2020

    By now, many talent professionals have been working remotely for almost six months. But even if you’ve successfully adjusted to the...