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How to Find A Career In 2021

March 8th, 2021 Written by: Masterson Staffing Solutions

It doesn’t need to be stated anymore that 2020 was an unprecedented year. Everything was turned upside down, and with the pandemic continuing to impact the job market, many people are still trying to find work.

Luckily, there are some glimmers of light at the end of this seemingly endless tunnel. However, the pandemic has impacted the economy significantly that it is hard to predict trends for the job market. If you are looking for a job or want to start a new one, here is what you need to know about going about it in 2021.

Don’t Look Into Historical Trends

Hiring surges usually begin at the beginning of the year and taper off towards the end. This won’t be the case this year. Past hiring patterns won’t apply to this year, as we are still uncertain what the future will hold. There are expectations that things will pick up slowly towards the second or third quarter, with rises in vaccination rates and lifting on travel and dining restrictions. To adapt to this, keep an eye on current trends, rather than relying on historical trends. Knowing who is hiring at that moment is more important than researching when jobs in a specific market will begin to open up. This means you will need to be flexible with the type of jobs you’re applying for, as there may not be many in the fields you have wanted to work in.

There Will Still Be Booming Industries

You may need to step out of your current comfort zone and look into some of the up-and-coming industries. For instance, jobs are rising in tech and healthcare, whereas small businesses and the hospitality and service industry may have scarce availability. Customer service and e-commerce are also recruiting for more talent.

Consider Temporary and Contract Work

While many who are looking to enhance their professional career would like the stability of a 9-5 job, the fact remains that freelance work will continue to be on the rise. While some will embrace long term temp-work, others may find it isn’t the best for them. However, consider its nature: it’s temporary. If you are in a crunch to find a job, you may have to adapt.

While it may seem difficult to find work in this current economy, there are always professional staffing solutions available to you. Consider working with a professional staffing company such as Masterson Staffing Solutions for your job search.

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