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LinkedIn Learning

Finding a Job during Challenging Economic Times

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Overview

Whether you've been laid off or had your hours reduced, learn strategies for finding a job during challenging economic times. Discover how to create a recovery plan, cultivate resilience, explore career options, update your resume, network virtually, and improve your job search and interview skills.

  • Create a structured recovery plan.
  • Build and grow your professional network.
  • Improve your interviewing skills.

Syllabus

  • Course 1: Recovering from a Layoff
    • Learn how to recover from a layoff. Find out how to craft a strategy to find employment again.
  • Course 2: How to Manage Feeling Overwhelmed
    • Stop feeling overwhelmed. Learn how to remain focused, productive, and in control in the face of whatever comes your way.
  • Course 3: Finding a Job
    • Ready to find your next job? Learn how to prepare yourself for today's job market and land a gig that you'll love.
  • Course 4: A Career Strategist's Guide to Getting a Job
    • Discover specific tactics for job search success by learning about the best places to look for jobs, how to enlist help, and best practices for resumes, interviewing, and more.
  • Course 5: Recession-Proof Career Strategies
    • Make your career recession proof. Learn practical strategies that can help you gear up for the next economic downturn.
  • Course 6: Learning LinkedIn
    • Discover how to get the most out of using LinkedIn. Learn how to construct a stellar profile, find and add connections, share content, and more.
  • Course 7: Digital Networking Strategies
    • Discover smart strategies for building a professional network online and leveraging connections for career advancement or finding new career opportunities.
  • Course 8: Digital Body Language
    • Learn how to use digital body language to close the empathy gap between you and your team.
  • Course 9: Building Resilience
    • Learn how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your "resiliency threshold," with these training techniques.
  • Course 10: Writing a Resume
    • Create a resume that impresses hiring managers and speaks to your personal and professional strengths. Learn about the nuts and bolts of resume formatting, layout, and word choice.
  • Course 11: Video Interview Tips
    • Ace your next video interview. Get tips to prepare your equipment, your environment, and yourself to impress interviewers over video.
  • Course 12: Engage the Likability Effect in the Job Search
    • Make yourself easy to hire. Leverage the likeability effect to land a new job and succeed in a new role.
  • Course 13: 10 Ways to Stay Motivated While Job Hunting
    • Learn 10 ways to keep your morale up and increase your chances of success while looking for a job.

Taught by

Brie Reynolds, Heidi Hanna, Jolie Miller, Jenny Foss, Jason Schenker, Oliver Schinkten, Christopher Taylor, Erica Dhawan, Tatiana Kolovou, Stacey A. Gordon, MBA, Jenny Foss, Dawn Graham, PhD and Careercake

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