What can you do during these unprecedented times to enrich personal growth and make yourself marketable? Here are our top five recommendations for all things career-oriented:
1. Setting Goals and Objectives
Make it a point every morning to have goals for that day. Start by targeting a list of companies that match your background and interests. Continue the conversations with recruiters on LinkedIn or by email to maximize your chances of exposure (1). Reach out to your existing network – you never know how those relationships can benefit you.
2. Update Your Resume
It’s never too late or too early to update your skills and experiences you’ve gained in your career. Indeed recommends revisiting your resume at least twice a year, even if you are employed (2). Each section of your resume should tell a story about your background. It is important to have a summary objective that will provide recruiters and hiring managers a quick overview of your skills, experiences, and goals.
3. Brand Yourself
LinkedIn is the best social media network for everything career related. If you do not have a profile already, create one on LinkedIn today (3). LinkedIn recommends a completed profile to ensure exposure to