Job Search and Networking

Career Conversations: Effective Job Search Strategies during a Pandemic
Presented by Katie Russo, M.A. and Emily T. Baxt ’92, M.A., L.P.C.C.
Webinar Follow-up Resource List (April 14, 2020)
UCLA Alumni Affairs Resources
UCLA Alumni Career Engagement website
UCLA ONE: Directory (to search for alumni)
UCLA Alumni LinkedIn Group
Bruin Success on Apple Podcasts
Bruin Success on Spotify
University of California Alumni Career Network Website (Upcoming webinars and resources)
Bruin Professionals Network
UCLA Alumni YouTube Channel

Job Search and Networking Resources
Jobscan: Boost Your Interview Chances
Carmen: Find a Job That Matches You
Wall Street Journal: Who's Hiring and Who's Firing
500 Companies Hiring on Handshake Right Now
Handshake for Alumni
SimplyHired: Job Search Engine
Indeed Career Guide: COVID-19 Job Support
COVID-19: Job Resources by State
OnwardCA: One Stop Resource for Californians Impacted by Job Loss Due to COVID-19
The Muse: Laid Off Due to Coronavirus?
National Association of Colleges and Employers: Coronavirus Quick Poll on Colleges and Employers Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
LinkedIn #GetHired: What Recruiters Want You to Know About Job Searching During the Pandemic
Fortune: How to Job Hunt During the Coronavirus Pandemic

LinkedIn & Networking
LinkedIn UCLA Alumni Tool
LinkedIn #HiringNow
UCLA Alumni LinkedIn Group
LinkedIn Marketing Solutions: Rock Your Profile
LinkedIn Job Hunting Handbook: Chapter 1
LinkedIn Job Hunting Handbook: Chapter 2 (sample LinkedIn message templates for networking)
LinkedIn Job Hunting Handbook: Chapter 3
LinkedIn College v. COVID: Resource for Students
LinkedIn Jobs
LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Blog: Resources to help you navigate today’s challenging job market
LinkedIn: #GetHired Newsletter by Andrew Seaman
Harvard Business Review: How to Tell your Story on LinkedIn

Informational Interviewing
The Muse: 3 Steps to a Perfect Informational Interview
YouTube: Designing Your Career - The Informational Interview
Partnership UCLA / Alumni Career Programs: Informational Interviews
Indeed: How to Succeed in a Virtual Interview
Fast Company: 5 Things You Must Do to Have a Successful Video Interview
The Muse: 30 Behavioral Interview Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer

UCLA Career Center Resources
UCLA Career Center: Résumés and Cover Letters
UCLA Career Guide: Résumés & Cover Letters
Career Center: Virtual Networking & LinkedIn Strategies

Online Learning / Skill Development
Coursera: Free Online Learning During COVID-19
LinkedIn Learning
General Assembly: Free Fridays – Favorite Online Workshops, Now Open to Everyone

Mental Health and Well-being
Mental Health and COVID-19: Information and Resources
UCLA Alumni Affairs Webinar – Mindfulness for Stress Reduction and Well-Being
Headspace: COVID-19 Support
Wired: Tips to Avoid Going Down a Coronavirus Anxiety Spiral
Yale Renowned Online Course: The Science of Well-Being (FREE) Zoom Exhaustion is Real

Working from Home
Forbes: Finding Work Life Balance When Working From Home
Facebook: Remote Work Toolkit Working From Home Tips - 29 Great Tips From 29 People
The Society for Human Resource Management: Remote Work Guidance – Forced Adaptation: Working Virtually in the Age of COVID-19

Discounted or Free Resources and Services due to COVID-19
The Wirecutter: Free Services for Coronavirus
Handshake: A List of Free Services and Resources to Help You Right Now

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