By Hari Viswanathan
With the coronavirus pandemic working its way through the United States, many employers are re-evaluating their hiring plans and processes. The reality is that frontline workers are essential to our country’s response to COVID-19, and their work cannot be put on hold. The United States is facing an unprecedented threat in the form of a faceless, nationless enemy that targets everyone regardless of race, nationality, or descent. The only way to confront this threat is by making sure our nation’s manufacturing and transportation industries are able to make the essential supplies needed to support our medical personnel, keep our populace fed, and strengthen our supply chains.
From delivery professionals bringing supplies to people’s homes to manufacturing associates making face masks and hand sanitizer, it's more critical than ever for many U.S. manufacturers to continue their hiring and recruitment during this pandemic.
Hiring in the time of coronavirus is even harder due to the ongoing risk of spreading infection. However, it’s still possible.
By Abby Haldane
Transitioning to a new job or career can be difficult, especially when it’s a new field for you. If you’re looking to change careers, it can feel daunting – how can you showcase your abilities if you don’t have previous experience? You may know that once you get your foot in the door, you’ll excel, but you need to convince an employer of that, too.