Since the coronavirus outbreak, remote working has become the new norm, with the Office of National Statistics noting that almost 50% of employees were working from home in the UK. Globally, the virus has affected many occupations and highlighted how many office jobs can now be completed in remote settings. For those that are not used to working independently, there are many skills that can be developed through this new working environment, ones that can be showcased in job applications and in the interview process. With the economic impact of the Covid-19 being felt worldwide, here is how you can utilise remote working skills to your advantage in your job search.
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Our career provides, for many, the most important contribution towards our lives. You will spend more time interacting with your colleagues than your own family. One of the hardest skills to master is leaving work at the office and not bringing it home with you - and with technology today this is only exponentially increasing year by year.
Working remotely has become more and more of a trend in recent years, with companies looking to cut their overheads and the development of modern technology, a meeting can be held via video call with people from all round the world in one virtual room with documents being held digitally for all of the team to access.
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Imagine you’ve had a lay off - this is not a deal breaker when applying for a new job. This is more the reason to write a cover letter where you can put this in to context, how you used the time, the skills you developed, and so on.
Careers have their ups and downs. Often this can be driven by changes in the macro market, but this is generally personal. Many of us rely on our identity from work. Work provides us with a sense of social interaction and productivity that we desperately need - and remote work may not give us that full requirement.
It doesn’t matter what kind of setback you have to deal with in your career, whether you’ve had your contract terminated, seen a project you invested in, crash and burn, or just generally not performed to the standards that were expected of you, you have to deal with your setbacks and move on.
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