LinkedIn's Workforce Report for April 2020 shows the businesses that are experiencing the greatest negative impact from COVID-19. Not surprisingly, companies that rely on person-to-person interactions to sell their goods and services are laying off workers, while companies that hire remote workers are growing.
LinkedIn's Workforce Report is updated monthly and shares the latest economic insights on the job market. You can access April's report here:
Many technology companies are thriving, despite the pandemic. Tech companies offer a large number of work-from-home opportunities. One of my clients, a programmer analyst who lost her job through a reduction in force, landed a new job within 27 days! How did she do it? The short answer is company research and networking.
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Times of adversity test our resolve. Inspiration and reassurance come from the least expected places.
A.A. Milne, the author of Winne-the-Pooh, wrote: “You are braver than you believe, smarter than you seem, and stronger than you think.”
And you are more resilient than you know.
Written by a Pro is here to help you during these uncertain times. We've discounted all of our DIY review services to help people who have lost their jobs due to the Coronavirus. You will find the DIY review services for resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles listed on writtenbyapro.com on the store page. We also offer career coaching to help executives and mid-career professionals explore new career paths and develop/implement an effective career marketing campaign.
Sharla Taylor is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Certified Career Enlightenment LinkedIn Writer (CCELW), experienced job search strategist, and published author. Sharla is the owner of Written by a Pro, a freelance writing and editing service.
She approaches her business from a Christian perspective. Her favorite Scripture is Matthew 19:26 "with God all things are possible" and this verse is the inspiration for the Mission Possible Career Coaching Program.
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Austin Farmer, graphic artist, is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design where he majored in Industrial Design and minored in Architecture. Austin creates marketing materials for businesses and uses his artistic and musical talents to enhance the worship service at Compassion Church. He also draws exquisite portraits! Austin's favorite Scripture passage is Isaiah 12:2.