32. Job hunting during turbulent times (COVID SERIES).

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The Job Hunting Podcast Episode 32

This episode is a recording of a webinar I delivered last week on finding a job during turbulent times. We are going through the COVID pandemic, the economic downturn, and the loss of jobs differ from job hunting done at any other time.

We have addressed this over the past few podcast episodes: if you go to my podcast websiteyou can search for topics, and I recommend that if you are new to this Podcast, you search for the "COVID Series" of podcasts. This way, you will get access to a great selection of expert interviews we've been able to compile for you to support your job hunting in these difficult times.

In this episode, I address it more strategically, basically giving job hunters a recipe they can follow on how to position themselves in the job market. Note that in addition to the experts I interviewed for this Podcast, I am constantly seeking confirmation from my contacts in recruitment and with employers to ensure I'm providing you, listeners of this Podcast, my clients, and students of The Job Hunting Made Simple online course with the best possible advice to get you the competitive advantage and confidence you need to navigate the new normal when it comes to job hunting.

This episode, Job Hunting in Turbulent times, has a downloadable workbook that will help you implement the ideas and strategies I'm suggesting for you. 

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Are you new to The Job Hunting Podcast? 

Hello, I’m Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I’m also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

If you are 1) an ambitious professional who is keen to develop a robust career plan, 2) looking to find your next job or promotion, or 3) you want to keep a finger on the pulse of the job market so that when you are ready, and an opportunity arises, you can hit the ground running – then this podcast is for you. In addition to The Job Hunting Podcast, I have developed a range of courses and services for professionals in career or job transition. And, of course, I also coach private clients. 

So there is no excuse – I’m determined to help you! I want you to feel empowered, nail your next job, and have the career you want.

Enjoy the episode, and ciao for now!


Renata Bernarde | Job Hunting Expert

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