LinkedIn was already a major player in the networking space for professionals, but now that social distancing practices are in place, people are turning to the platform, even more, to seek support in the job search process.
Whether you are switching careers because you had a change of heart, or your industry has been decimated due to the pandemic, it’s important to have a stellar resume that shows how your experience applies to a different career.
There are many ways to address your career shift and use it to your advantage when applying to new jobs outside of the field you have experience in. All it takes is a few tweaks to the materials you already have.
Those who were laid-off will need to go back out onto the job market and go through the process of finding full-time work again. And while this may be a trying time, laid-off professionals should view this as an opportunity for growth and self-improvement.
Think about your resume as a form of advertisement. A very important piece of advertisement with the purpose of getting you an interview. With that understanding, you want your resume to stand out in the pile of hundreds of resumes.
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