How to recession proof your career
Recession Proof Jobs
I used to think that there is a list of recession-proof jobs and it is the answer to securing a stream of recession-proof income. Later, I learned that almost everyone can recession-proof their career if they learn how to build a network with the right connections.
Last week, on October 17th, 2019, Chris Winfield and Jen Gottlieb the famous power couple, communications experts, and the “super connectors” who co-founded Super Connector Media were interviewed by Bold TV and discussed the best strategies to recession-proof your career. Click here to watch the video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/z5g7HLcYqLw
The more you connect with the professionals in your circle, the more opportunities you will be creating for your career. When facing layoffs, having a large network can be the best solution.
Prior experience has shown that most people find jobs through their network and not through online applications. We must not underestimate the value of our network and we should not keep it inactive for too long.
The worksheet below is a helpful guide for jobseekers to help them identify social connectors in their lives — people with social influence who can help them in their job search.
Top 20 People List
Winfield and Gottlieb Social Connection Worksheet
Based on the principles from Chris Winfield and Jen Gottlieb, Super Connector Media
This allows you to see how many people you actually have in your life and how these people can help you achieve your goals.
Winfield, also known as the “Super Connector”, is the editor at large for Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global, a columnist for TIME, Business Insider, and INC., and host of a show for Entrepreneur. He’s been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, NBC’s Today Show, USA Today, Fast Company, Forbes and over 200 other media outlets.
Jen Gottlieb is known for getting her celebrity and millionaire (and billionaire) CEO clients performing at the top of their game. A former Broadway actress, and founder of her own successful companies (JLG productions, and JLG Fitness), Jen has been featured in US News, CBS News, American Dream TV, MTV, Well + Good, Women’s Health and has been a two-time Cover Model for Steppin’ Out Magazine.
Mandy Fard is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW, CMRW) and Recruiter with decades of experience in assisting job seekers, working directly with employers in multiple industries, and writing proven-effective resumes.