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22 Tips for Landing a Job During the Health Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic rocked the job market seemingly overnight, with businesses laying off workers and instituting hiring freezes. For the week ending April 4, about 6.6 million people filed for unemployment, according to the Department of Labor. Economists at the Federal Reserve’s St. Louis district predict that 47 million Americans could lose their jobs as a result of the health crisis.

So what does this mean for job seekers? Those who had been actively looking before the crisis might wonder if they should put their job search on hold, while others have no choice but to look for work after being let go from their jobs. Although it’s certainly a tough job market right now, it’s not impossible to land a new gig. Here are what career and hiring experts say to do to land a job amid the coronavirus crisis.

Last updated: April 10, 2020

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