Monthly Archives: April 2020

Networking When You Hate Talking to Strangers

By: Dorie Clark Ms. Clark writes an excellent news item on a regular basis. She’s highly intelligent, and full of great ideas. A recent blog post was about networking when you’re an introvert. I’ve included her thoughts on that here. Subscribe to her newsletter for more interesting ideas and thoughts. Hi there! Almost nobody believes […]

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How to find a job during the coronavirus pandemic – Monster.com repost

These are the things you can do now to help you land a gig during a market downturn. By: Elana Lyn Gross Depending on your income level, you may be making more by staying home instead of being out there looking for a new position. This can come back to bite you however, because when […]

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4 ways to boost your chances of landing a new job during the pandemic – Fast Company repost

A CEO of a résumé writing service shares his secrets for surviving the economic upheaval wrought by COVID-19. 4 ways to boost your chances of landing a new job during the pandemic BY: PETER YANG Resume writers and executive career trajectory coaches can be very useful as an outside set of eyes on your paperwork. […]

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4 ways to keep networking while social distancing – Fortune repost

By: Anne Fisher The act of networking doesn’t have to be odious. In fact, now is a great time to reconnect with former colleagues, possible future colleagues, and new and long-term customers. With customers, you’d simply be calling to offer some sort of valuable help (in their eyes). Oh yes, don’t forget to update your […]

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New jobs available at builtinChicago.org

There are still over 1,600 positions open, listed on builtinChicago.org. We’ve included the URL below. Good hunting! https://www.builtinchicago.org/jobs

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Whole Foods Hiring More Than 5K New Employees – NBC Sports Chicago repost

By: Tori Rubinstein Even when the chips are down, there are many companies still hiring in this crisis. It may not be in your chosen profession, or at your normal rate of pay, but it may help keep the lights on while this crisis fades, and the economy rebounds again. With unemployment claims skyrocketing as […]

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We should all wear masks now – FAST Company repost

The CDC is poised to tell everyone to wear a cloth mask in public. Here’s why. BY: ADELE PETERS A little over a month ago, after the first community-spread cases of COVID-19 were reported near Seattle, U.S. surgeon general Jerome Adams tweeted a message to the American public: “Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS! They are NOT effective in […]

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4 things to say if recruiters call you during the coronavirus pandemic – Fortune repost

By: Anne Fisher Ms. Fisher brings up some very interesting ideas here regarding getting a call from a recruiter during this crisis. There is indeed hiring going on right now for critical positions at essential companies. There’s some pretty great advice in here. You might think that, with the economy at a virtual standstill and […]

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15 Questions About Remote Work, Answered – Harvard Business Review repost

We’ve made our coronavirus coverage free for all readers. To get all of HBR’s content delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Daily Alert newsletter. by: Tsedal Neeley Personally, I’ve been working from home since 1991, so I’m very comfortable with it. In fact, our entire team is remote. We’re not the rule, however, and many people; workers, managers and […]

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