California added more than half a million jobs between mid-May and mid-June, according to the L.A. Times. Although some worry the good news won’t last due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, experts say this shows, whether you’re fresh out of school or looking to make a career switch, that it’s not impossible to secure a job during the pandemic.
There are things you probably should be thinking about though, including informational meetings, virtual interviewing and the adjustments involved with remote work and on-boarding. Today on AirTalk, guest host Libby Denkmann speaks with a hiring trends and career management expert about what people should be thinking about if they’re looking for work. Do you have thoughts or questions? Call us at 866-893-5722.
With guest host Libby Denkmann
Lori Shreve Blake, senior director of alumni and student career services at the USC Career Center, she’s an expert in hiring trends, career management and the multi-generational workplace; she tweets @LoriShreveBlake
Daniela Urban, executive director of the Center for Workers' Rights in Sacramento which advocates for workplace justice, she’s also special counsel at Legal Aid at Work, a San Francisco based nonprofit law firm that assists low-income working families throughout California