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Looking To Get A Job Or Switch Careers During The Pandemic? Experts Say Don’t Be Discouraged




Zeke Salazar gives job search information to people on the sidewalk outside the Workforce Solutions Borderplex North Loop Center on July 2, 2020 in El Paso, Texas.
Zeke Salazar gives job search information to people on the sidewalk outside the Workforce Solutions Borderplex North Loop Center on July 2, 2020 in El Paso, Texas.
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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

Guest:

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