Amid the coronavirus pandemic, some industries are thriving, while others are reeling. For many, January marks a refresh period that is ideal for job-searching. The longer and colder winter months can be an optimal time to hunker down and devote your energy to landing a new gig.
If you’re a recent job-hunter wondering where to begin, it may be a good idea to start with refreshing your résumé, which you probably haven’t looked at since the last time you searched for a job. Ask yourself which elements are still serving their purpose and which are not.
In a difficult job market, you must be inventive. Use this unique moment in 2021 to carve out a résumé that shows you are prepared for a new opportunity—and have the skills to make the transition.