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Support Resources for Career Pros to Thrive In Times of Uncertainty

14 Resume Writer and Career Professional Resources for Thriving in Times of uncertainty (like COVID)

As we trail out of the COVID pandemic, it’s been an eye-opening business experience for many resume writers, career coaches, and their clients. We’ve been by your side forecasting, supporting, and ensuring you have the tools both you and your clients need to make it through any challenging times of uncertainty.

Whether it’s shareable infographics to educate job seekers, guided coaching sessions to overcome barriers and challenges, or actionable resources and tools for creating sustainable and profitable business during difficult times, we’re always working hard to provide leading resources for our global career services leaders!

This page presents a repository of resources for thriving in challenging times, which we will continue to add to. Many of these helpful resources are available free to both non-members and members.

Resources include:

CDI's Cover Letter Poll + Strategies for Success

Cover Letters: Poll Shows They Still Count + Strategies to Succeed

Recently the Wall Street Journal published the article, Job Hunters Take A Stand: We’re Not Writing Cover Letters. While truly a sign of the Great Resignation in our post-COVID world, the opinion of some job seekers doesn’t necessarily mean that cover letters are dead or don’t have their place in…

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COVID-19 Vaccination Status on the Resume

Recruiters Speak About Listing COVID Vaccination Status on Your Resume

As we continue to navigate our post-pandemic world, many new questions and debates are popping up on COVID-19 vaccination status and at what point it’s appropriate to disclose that information to prospective employers. With many workplaces mandating full vaccination as a requirement, job seekers and career professionals are questioning whether…

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Post-COVID Job Hunt And Hiring Practices

The UK gоvеrnmеnt hаѕ implemented ѕоmе еxtrаоrdinаrу mеаѕurеѕ in an exceptionally ѕhоrt реriоd оf timе tо соuntеr thе spread оf thе соrоnаviruѕ. Nееdlеѕѕ tо ѕау, it has саught mаnу соmраniеѕ bу ѕurрriѕе and disrupted workflows, еvеntѕ and nоrmаl hiring рrасtiсеѕ. There is plenty of infоrmаtiоn out there about thе ѕtерѕ…

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Recruiter Voice on Virtual Job Interviews

Recruiter Tips on Preparing Job Seekers for Virtual Job Interviews

With work from home arrangements now the norm, virtual job interviews have become quite common. As career professionals, we need to know how to best prepare our clients for these types of interactions. To understand the changes that are taking place in virtual interviewing, the CDI Education Committee reached out…

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Strategies Resume Writers & Career Coaches Can Use to Thrive Despite Challenges Like Coronavirus COVID-19

14 Ways Resume Writers & Career Coaches Can Thrive in Uncertainty

You’re a resume writer or career coach looking around at the dominoes falling around your most recent major challenges — the impact on hiring and career services from coronavirus COVID-19. But let’s face it, there are two critical things to know here: It could be ANY time of uncertainty; COVID…

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Disaster-Proof Your Small Business (Core Lesson)

If we’ve learned anything from COVID, it’s that emergencies can and do happen so it’s critical that you disaster-proof your business. Career entrepreneurs, you NEED to read this now! Disasters aren’t just about pandemics, hurricanes, floods, and natural catastrophes that put your business out of commission. It’s the unexpected little…

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