Job Hunting in a Post-COVID World

In 2020, a global pandemic spread across the world impacting every facet of our lives. If you weren’t part of the many jobs lost during the pandemic, you had to adapt to the sudden shift to a 100% remote environment. As a result, the design industry has made rapid and substantial changes in the way they seek and hire employees.

We’ve pulled together experts from our partners at The Creative Group as well as professionals in the industry to get their advice on job hunting in 2021 and beyond. You’ll hear first hand ways to prepare a resume and portfolio, how to adapt to an online interview and common mistakes people make when applying for remote vs. in-person positions.

As we exit the era of COVID, understanding the new hiring norms is crucial to success. Join us as we explore several key areas in the hiring process so you can be prepared for your next interview:

  • Building a Great Resume in 2021
  • Building a Flexible and Quality Portfolio
  • Preparing for a Remote Interview
  • Top Mistakes Job Seekers Make Applying for Remote Positions
  • How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Hired

Our Panelists

Getting There

This virtual event will be hosted on Zoom. Registered attendees will receive an email the day of the event with online access information.

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When & Where
Thu, May 27, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CDT