Surpassing job search challenges during COVID-19: Opinion

February 23, 2021
Searching for jobs in the current economic climate can feel overwhelming, writes Brandy L Simula, but effectively managing the job search can help alleviate pressure. The author discusses five strategies that job-seekers can use to more effectively search for opportunities while protecting their mental health. Simula recommends strategically managing the job search by setting a schedule for search activities and strategically applying for appropriate jobs. The article also discusses developing a strong support network, managing sharing information about a search with others, developing a self-care routine to mitigate stress, and remembering that you have control in your career path. Inside Higher Ed (International)