The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it—and it may be permanent. From virtual meetings and online hangouts to distanced coffee dates and driveway chats, this is the way we see people now. Our way of seeing people outside of our so-called bubble has had to change, or else we wouldn’t see anyone at all.
When you are on the lookout for a new job, finding an exciting job posting in the industry you want is cause for excitement! You organize your resume, apply for the job, and now all you can do is wait for a response from the employer.
But, as time ticks on, it becomes clear that that phone call is never going to come.
You are likely feeling confused and wondering “are they even reading my resume?” The truth is, they might not be!
Amy WattAre They Even Reading My Resume? (And how to make sure they are)
As our world evolves and becomes more reliant on automation and robotics for everyday things, so many parts of our lives have become more convenient. Along with these modern conveniences, many jobs that once existed are now replaced by robots or computers. Even McDonald’s soft drinks are now automated.
LinkedIn is an excellent place for determined professionals to find other professionals in the same or similar careers. Recruiters love to use LinkedIn to find potential job candidates; in fact, they are more likely to use it than any of the other social media platforms to find qualified candidates.