Verne chats with Job Coach Randy Wooden, director of the Professional Center by Goodwill, about navigating jobs and the job search heading into the second half of 2020.
July 27, 2020: COVID has had major impact on not only how we interact with others, but also the job market. So what’s likely in our future and how do we prepare for it?
Helpful links for those needing assistance due to job loss or change! https://www.wbfj.fm/goodwill-professional-center/
Job Coach Randy Wooden, director of the Professional Center by Goodwill. Phone: (336) 464-0516
From the interview:
Sufficient revenues to support staffing levels
Sufficient workload to justify staffing levels
Employee and customer health/safety
Layoffs… “do more with less”
Gig workers / contract workers
Concerns / Challenges:
Election year typically reduces hiring
COVID and its impact on hiring
Automation continues to replace workers
Greater competition for available jobs
Update your skills to compete
How can you account for your time these past months?
Child care issues: Whether we’re current employees or going through the interview process, what conversations will we need to have? How will employers react? What’s appropriate?
The latest columns from Randy Wooden in the Winston-Salem Journal…
VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150
QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”
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