Job Market and Industry Trends
The Corona Virus has ravaged many industries and while the job market is especially tough right now, if you have some downtime whether it’s because you are working from home or seen a reduction in hours. So far, your focus has been on what you can control and actions you can take. But it’s also important to be aware of trends in the labor market and within your industry. Since business is slowing down for all companies, understand what is causing the slowdown and if your organization can mitigate some of these issues in the future. Read industry publications and read about local business and economic news. Keep in touch with past colleagues to learn what’s happening in their workplace. The information you acquire helps you identify possible career opportunities down the road.