2020 was one of the worst years humanity has ever faced. With bushfires, sudden deaths and unfathomable virus hitting us from every direction, it certainly is the worst of times.
We entered the year 2021 with hopefulness and positivity and for a while, everything seemed to be going better than expected. But, fate, yet again has taken a wrong turn. Considering the current situation, the notorious coronavirus has brought down India on its knees once again. With lack of medical facilities and oxygen, many lives have been lost.
In the midst of all this chaos, there are still many of us who have to work to meet our daily needs and to have security if worst comes to worst. With the landscape of the job market being completely changed, finding jobs during COVID pandemic can be very challenging.
We want to make job search easier for you and so, in this blog,
We have compiled a list of what you would need to get hired in 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In order to get something done, you need to stay positive. If you were to go for an interview with a negative energy and bad mood, the chances of you getting hired is quite slim. Moreover, with a positive mindset, you can achieve more.
Know your Worth:
With the economic recession and organizations going through various changes and transformation, you can expect to be offered a salary lower than your expectations. Before negotiating salary with the hiring managers, Google the average annual salary that people in the same position you are applying for are making in 2021. Factor in the years of experience you have along with your skill sets as well. This will help you in getting a range you could start with.
Professional looking Resume:
In this digital age, the best way to give your resume a chance to stand out in the competitive job market is to make it more professional, informative and to the point. This will ensure that all the relevant information about you is arranged in such a way that it catches the attention of recruiters.
Preparation is the Key:
You need to do your research on the job position, company and industry you are after. In this world where information is easily accessible, you cannot be the blind one in a sea of competitive candidates. Utilize your research skills to better prepare yourself for the job.
Also, read everything you can about interview tips and etiquettes. Bear in mind that interviews will likely be held virtually.
Since 2020, recruiters have been saying that one major problem they face in hiring is finding the right candidate with the right skills. So, after your research, you would have probably figured out which skills are required for the position you are applying for by going through the Job Description. Take some time to upskill yourself accordingly. There are many online resources you could utilise. The better your skills, the better your chance of finding a job that will pay you a handsome salary.
Well, there you go, ladies and gentlemen. We wish you all the very best of luck in your job hunt.
Good luck and stay safe!