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Examples of things to consider as 2021 approaches include:
New skills and accomplishments resulting from job restructuring in 2020,
Layoff from your pre-COVID position so you need to job search now,
Accelerated economic changes, and
Whether you will still need resumes and cover letters in 2021.
Last week, I looked at my Google Analytics data for Resumes that Shine to find out what blog posts were most popular with readers. Surprisingly, I learned that, while readers often say they need work right now, my post covering projections for the next 5 to 10 years has been read more than any other post. As a result, I thought it would be helpful to offer a little more information on long-term trends.
There are at least 7 specific reasons to create a LinkedIn profile, or enhance your profile if you already have one:
1. Recruiters may search LinkedIn instead of resume databases,
2. You will be better prepared in case of layoff,
3. Your real-world network will grow stronger,
4. LinkedIn will supplement your real-world network,
5. The site gives you an opportunity to be a subject matter expert,
6. LinkedIn will help you be found when “Googled,” and
7. There are millions of users on LinkedIn.
Here are just four reasons for us to be optimistic about the near future:
1. There are new types of jobs in the US economy,
2. Motivated job seekers get jobs,
3. Education is becoming more widely available online, and
4. Control of the Pandemic could usher in a new era.