Job search tips: Millions of unemployed Americans face new challenges during pandemic

ABC News' Elizabeth Schulze speaks to job seekers about how their search for work has changed during the pandemic and provides expert tips on how those hunting for jobs can set themselves apart.
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Or 26 year old prudent Desai job hunting during the pandemic is a full time job Britain and hundreds cover letters redirect them. Her contract as a consultant and did before the pandemic hit. And now she's among an estimated ten million Americans searching for work it seems like a million. Or. Competing everything position or biggest frustration not hearing back from employers. And it is anything. Or not works and high unemployment and remote working are making it harder and more important for applicants to find a way to stand out. One way to make an impression play or your skills that are attractive in a work from home environments. You want somebody who can sound pass are diesel oriented and I can stay focused seal assault motivate ourselves schedule our next practiced during virtual interviews with friends making sure that your DG entire time sometimes need to you'll learn more and it's up to him Carlson camera. And finally consider applying for jobs outside of your industry that use the same skills a hospitality food service and entertainment industries are still shedding jobs. But sectors like delivery and construction are hiring back workers. I was he's hurt Kennedy something for Amazon. Delivery or who are trying or mall art and commerce hardy commerce feature lots transferable skills. And anyone kit back and that's completely explainable. Wrote Matthew speak Lee was laid off in September dealing with coded on its own struggle and another patrol promotes people and add. A job search on couple that. Quite. Wrestler. Soon he noticed a trend in job postings. Posting may fade it's not a specific location button read only they're open to having a remote worker. He landed a new job this month after connecting with the former colleague. One part of the search he says hasn't changed during the pandemic. Hold true to. Your networking is going to be your easiest way to landing again. And one final tick during remote job interviews looked directly at the cam Ryan set it at the interviewer. A little bit of eye contacts even if it's your computer screen Kindle along way. Well as missiles the ABC news Washington.

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