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How To Jump-Start Your Job Search and Find the Perfect Position in 2021

GOBankingRates Logo By Gabrielle Olya of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 23: Landing a job during a pandemic is no easy task. Although 2020 initially was on track to follow 2019’s trend toward low unemployment and solid job gains, COVID-19 turn the job market on its head. And going into 2021, the job market is still tough, with expectations that there will be more layoffs throughout the year and that many of the jobs lost in 2020 will not return. Find Out: How To Interview For a Job When You’re Wearing a Mask Given the especially tough job market, dipping your toe into the job search pool can be intimidating — especially if you haven’t done it in a while or if you’re hoping to make a career shift. Fortunately, there are steps you can take now to make sure you’re the best candidate possible. GOBankingRates spoke to career and recruiting experts to get their tips for jump-starting your job search so you’re ready when you’re applying for employment. Last updated: Jan. 11, 2021

Landing a job during a pandemic is no easy task. Although 2020 initially was on track to follow 2019’s trend toward low unemployment and solid job gains, COVID-19 turn the job market on its head. And going into 2021, the job market is still tough, with expectations that there will be more layoffs throughout the year and that many of the jobs lost in 2020 will not return.

Find Out: How To Interview For a Job When You’re Wearing a Mask

Given the especially tough job market, dipping your toe into the job search pool can be intimidating — especially if you haven’t done it in a while or if you’re hoping to make a career shift. Fortunately, there are steps you can take now to make sure you’re the best candidate possible. GOBankingRates spoke to career and recruiting experts to get their tips for jump-starting your job search so you’re ready when you’re applying for employment.

Last updated: Jan. 11, 2021
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