Host Nina Pineda talked to experts on unemployment rates due to the impacts of COVID-19 and how the job market has changed. Experts also touched upon perfecting your resume, how to succeeded in a virtual interview and networking in your field.
If you missed the live town hall, you can watch it on ABC7NY, our app or on our connected TV devices.
The guests included:
-Howard Shih - Research and Policy Director
-Gabrielle Jones - Recent College Graduate from Montclair State University
-Paul Wolfe - SVP/Head of Global Human Resources for Indeed
-Lisa Maurer - Program Director from the Women's Rights Information Center
Watch part 1 in the video player above and part 2 below:
Registration is still open for a virtual job fair. If you're looking for a job, this event is a great opportunity.
WABC is partnering with Indeed to bring you a Virtual Hiring Tour that runs Oct. 20-23. Register now to receive tips from experts on how to land a job during the pandemic. Participants have the chance for one-on-one interviews with top companies across the Tri-State that are looking to hire.
This year has posed incredible challenges for people across the country with millions of Americans filing for unemployment and businesses closing their doors for good. Don't miss out on your chance to get back into the job market and register for this event now.
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Here are resources from Indeed on:
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