The world was recently shook by a global pandemic, a lot of people lost their jobs and now that we’re almost about to end the pandemic with the vaccinations on the go, how does an individual think about building a career in a post-pandemic world? What can you do to have success in a post pandemic world?
Research In-Demand Jobs
One of the effects of the pandemic here in the Philippines is the rapid digitization of businesses. Businesses were forced to digitize their processes and implement work from home setups in an effort to protect their employees from contracting the Covid-19.
Check out the most in demand jobs here in the Philippines in the new normal!
Because of the implementation of social distancing and new work-from-home arrangements of companies, many new jobs are in-demand.
One example would be Digital Marketing positions, the pandemic forced businesses to make efforts in marketing their products through social media and the internet, they weren’t offered a choice when everything went on lockdown and people were afraid to go out.
Marketing your products through the internet has been the most effective and efficient way of selling in the new normal hence, the demand for social media marketers and digital marketers alike.
It is important to take into consideration what you can do and how you can fit your skills in these in demand jobs. Do your research and make sure that you won’t just go for a job because it is in demand but rather, go for the job where you will be happy with what you do.
Check out what Sprout has to offer and you might find that job you’re looking for!
Online Learning and Development
One positive result of the pandemic is the trend of free webinars and online courses that are available for everyone!
While you research for in-demand jobs, why not add to your research free resources and courses that would help you nurture your skills for those in-demand jobs that you like. Take advantage of these free online courses.
Free Online Courses:
Google Digital Garage - Google offers free online courses and it also includes certification that you can add to your resume!
LinkedIn Learning - LinkedIn offers tons of free learning courses for everyone, they also have an option where you can avail of paid learning modules to further advance your skill sets.
Harvard University - Harvard is giving tons of their courses for FREE!
There are a lot of free courses from you to choose from, all you have to do is look for them and start learning! Here at Sprout we promote learning and development for each of our employees, it is helpful not only for the career of one’s self but also for their personal development.
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Build Your Connections
It is important to build relationships and connections with the people you work with now more than ever. With the pandemic making it difficult for physical connections to be established. A stable connection with the people you work with through online communication goes a long way.
With a strong and stable connection with the ones you work with, you will be able to seek opportunities with little to no effort as a lot of these connections would most likely have been to various companies and industries that they might be able to refer you in.
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Having connections in the professional world has proven to be helpful time and time again throughout a lot of experiences and stories from people who have successfully built networks within their respective fields.
Have Emotional Support
Now more than ever, emotional support has been very crucial for everyone because of the pandemic. We are all worn down and restless because of the ongoing pandemic.
Having a solid support system from your friends and family will propel you to further heights in your career during this pandemic. Be wary of your mental health and always seek help from your friends or family if you are not feeling well in order to avoid mental burnouts and prevent you from being under productive at your current job.
Remember that having anxiety and stress at this time are completely normal, don’t be afraid to seek emotional support from the people who are close to you.
Remember the things mentioned above and you’ll be on your way to Building a Career in a Post-Pandemic World!
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