May 12, 2020

May 19 – Navigating the Post-Pandemic Job Market

By Kurt Gardinier

Whether you are a new graduate starting out in your career, recently unemployed because of pandemic-related shutdowns or someone who has been on the job hunt for a while, the post-pandemic job market will be unfamiliar terrain. New economic realities and the highest unemployment rate in generations have changed the landscape of getting hired. So, what will it take to master the new job hunt and land your next position?

Join Kojo Nnamdi and a panel of guests for a discussion of navigating the post-pandemic job market, including a look at the state of the local economy. Kojo and the panel will also answer your job search questions live — whether you’re wondering how to effectively revamp your resume, how to be competitive in a crowded candidate pool or what kind of positions will be available across the Washington region in the weeks and months ahead.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

To participate, we ask that you pre-register by 3 p.m. on May 19 (yes, it is free, but donations are welcomed!). All registered participants will receive an email with instructions on how to connect to our virtual event on Zoom. Register at this link.

This event will be recorded and an edited version will be aired on The Kojo Nnamdi Show on Friday, May 22, 2020.

If you have questions, please contact us at events@wamu.org or connect with us on social media @kojoshow.

Kojo In Your Community is a series of live events aimed at providing area residents with a forum to ask questions, make comments and share the view from their neighborhoods. We’re now bringing them to you in a virtual setting with discussions that focus on surviving — and thriving — during the current public health crisis.

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