Job seekers can stand out – even in times such as this. And those who do will find themselves best positioned for a new gig as vaccine distribution commences and the world becomes to pivot to the New Normal. The legal job market has been gaining steam over the last few months as companies grapple with new issues and challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
“If you’re looking for a job and watching the coming COVID-19 holiday season loom, don’t despair: It could be your lucky break. ‘My advice around the holiday season is to keep the search active,’ says Sharon Patterson, chief human resources officer for LHH, the talent development and career transition division of recruitment firm, The Adecco Group. Companies have budgets for 2021 and often want to have new team members in January. That makes the holidays one of the busiest times of the year for some HR teams, she says. Of course, this year, the job-hunting is complicated. COVID-19 risks, social distancing measures, a challenging job market, and recession have made finding a job, especially in hard-hit sectors, more of a challenge than in recent years. But as you keep pursing your next opportunity, keep these tips in mind to stand out…”
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