Job Search Tip:
Be sure to consider expanding your career search to include work from home or remote job positions, especially if you work in any type of office job or in job positions where working on a computer takes up most of your work day. Since the pandemic began, there has been a major expansion of jobs available where the employee can complete their job tasks from home using a computer. Make sure to ask your new employer if they will provide you with a computer dedicated for your job. However, beware of any employers who ask you to use your own computer as those may not be honest employers, unless they have a formal policy supporting BYOD devices for employees and proper IT security measures in place. If you do use your own computer for work, be sure to follow ALL security requirements and use a company-provided VPN connection to the office and keep your computer software updated and do antivirus updates frequently. This also goes for anyone still seeking a job, as searching for jobs often entails providing personal information to prospective employers who have expressed an interest in hiring you.
Remote jobs are going to remain a significant portion of the labor market after the pandemic ends. This is partly due to employers looking to reduce operating expenses by using smaller office space than before. Therefore, if you are looking for a new job position or to grow your career, it would be wise to add remote job openings to your job search repertoire in addition to seeking traditional job offerings. Our agency has recognized this transformation in the job market and we are now adding new offerings for remote work and work from home (WFH) positions to our existing job listings, so please be sure to check out our new page for remote job openings!
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